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The First Air-cushion Vehicle – Levkov’s Hovercraft

If you look up “first hovercraft” online, the top results state that the first viable hovercrafts were developed by British inventor Christopher Cockerell in the 50s and 60s. Unless you look hard, you won’t see the name of a Soviet inventor: Vladimir Levkov. This bright spark invented a working hovercraft in the early 1930s, and […]