UH-17T

Universal Hovercraft UH-17T
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UH 17T Hovercraft Kit

The UH-17T features large cockpit with bench style seats perfect for bringing along the family. It uses an 16-27 hp lift engine and a Subaru engine for thrust. This craft can be built with or without a thrust duct. If built with a thrust duct it uses a 60-53 propeller. If built without the thrust duct it uses a 74-56 propeller.

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Specifications
Capacity 6 Persons
Payload 1200 Lbs
Speed 55 to 65 mph
Hover Height 10 inches
Length 17 ft 6 in
Width 7 ft 6 in
Empty Weight 1000 Lbs
Flotation 4000 Lbs
Climb Gradient 20 to 30%
Engines 16-27 hp lift (under 120 lbs), 4 cylinder thrust under 300 lbs (Example: EA-81, EA-82, EJ-22 Subaru)
Construction Method Wood Ribs and Stringers with Plywood Skin
Construction Time 200 to 350 hours


UH-17T Hovercraft Kit Contents
Engine Kit**
20 HP vertical shaft
**Thrust engine sold separately

Drive Component Kit

Prop Shaft Assembly
74-56 pre-shaped propeller
7.25” prop hub (uses P1-1 1/2)
P1-1 1/2" bushing (for 7.25" hub)
1 1/2" stainless steel keyed shaft
(2) 1 1/2” pillow block bearings w/lock collars
10.75” dia. 8-groove Alum. Sheave (uses Q1-1 1/8 bush)
Q1-1 1/2“ bushing (for 10.75 sheave)
Lift Fan Shaft Assembly
34-23 pre-shaped lift fan
5.5” fan hub
P1-1” bushing
Engine Shaft Assembly and Belts
1 1/8” stainless steel keyed shaft
(2) 1 1/8” pillow block bearings w/lock collars
6“ Everflex coupling half
P1-1 1/8” bushing
4.1” dia. 8-groove Alum. Sheave (uses P2-1 1/8)
P2-1 1/8” bushing (for 4.1" dia sheave)
(2) 4GB3VX750 belt
Hull Kit**
2 sheets of 2” foam
106 sheets of 1/8” plywood
**Must be shipped by truck or by ocean.

Hardware Kit
UH-17T Plans
3 Gallon epoxy kit
2-pump kit
10 yards of 3.25 oz. Fiberglass cloth
7 yards of 6 oz. Fiberglass cloth
17 yards of skirt material
300 skirt screws
½ pint HH-66 skirt glue
60’ Steering cable

Options
EA-81 Subaru engine - 85 HP
EA-81 Subaru engine - 100 HP
7.25" backing plate for prop
5.5" backing plate for fan
P Bushing Backing plate
Tiny tach
Upgrade to finished prop (in addition to drive kit)
Upgrade to finished fan (in addition to drive kit)


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UH-17T Hovercraft Kits & Components


Product Image Model- Item Name Price
UH-17T Kit (Includes Hull, Hardware, Engine, and Drive kits) 4617TK

UH-17T Kit (Includes Hull, Hardware, Engine, and Drive kits)

$3,800.00

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UH-17T Plans 6017TP

UH-17T Plans

$59.95

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UH-17T Drive Component Kit 4617TDCK

UH-17T Drive Component Kit

$1,765.95

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UH-17T Hull Kit 4617THK

UH-17T Hull Kit

$461.95

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UH-17T Hardware Kit 4617THWK

UH-17T Hardware Kit

$769.95

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UH-17T Wooden Rib Set 17TRIB

UH-17T Wooden Rib Set

$925.00

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UH-17T Rib Set and Plywood 17TRIBWOOD

UH-17T Rib Set and Plywood

$1,890.50

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EJ-22 - 150 HP Subaru Engine *Used 21-EJ22U

EJ-22 - 150 HP Subaru Engine *Used

$3,200.00

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EJ-22 - 150 HP Subaru Fuel Injected *Re-manufactured 21-EJ22RM

EJ-22 - 150 HP Subaru Fuel Injected *Re-manufactured

$6,800.00

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Engine Mount for Subaru EA-81 and EA-82 23-0100

Engine Mount for Subaru EA-81 and EA-82

$595.00

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Engine Mount for Subaru EJ-22 w/isolator mounts 23-0101

Engine Mount for Subaru EJ-22 w/isolator mounts

$650.00

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