UH-15P Tri Flier

Universal Hovercraft UH-15P
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The UH-15P is a high speed cruiser capable of speeds in excess of 75 mph. The lightweight pointed design combination with a 2-stroke thrust engine allows the 15P to accelerate like a sports car over any terrain. It corners hard, has an impressive top speed and can spin 360 turns like a top.

It's powered by two engines. The lift fan is powered by a vertical shaft 8 to 15 horsepower lawn tractor engine. Briggs & Stratton, Tecumseh, Honda, Kohler or Robin engines work well. The thrust propeller is powered by a 2-stroke snowmobile type engine. Rotax, Yamaha, Polaris and Hirth engines work well. Some builders choose to power the craft with four stroke engines such as the Briggs & Stratton 35, EA-81 Subaru, HKS or modern 4-stroke engines removed from snowmobiles.

Construction is from wooden ribs and stringers covered in plywood. This construction technique is lightweight and allows the builder to install storage compartments in the hull between the ribs.

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Capacity 1 to 2 Passenger
Payload 600 to 800 Lbs
Speed 45 to 75 mph
Hover Height 8 inches
Length 15 ft 8 in
Width 6 ft 5 in
Empty Weight 400 to 550 Lbs
Flotation 1400 Lbs
Climb Gradient 14 to 45%
Engines 8 to 15 hp lift (under 80 lbs), 20 to 90 hp 2-cycle thrust
Construction Method Wood Ribs and stringers with Plywood Skin
Construction Time 150 to 400 hours
Thrust Duct Diameter 48 inches
Lift Duct Diameter 30 inches

Available UH-15P Products

Product Image Model- Item Name Price
UH-15P Tri-Flier Plans 6015PP

UH-15P Tri-Flier Plans



UH-15P Wooden Rib Set 15PRIB

UH-15P Wooden Rib Set



UH-15P Rib Set and Plywood 15PRIBWOOD

UH-15P Rib Set and Plywood



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