SRN6 at the 2009 Hovershow

SRN6 at the 2009 Hovershow

SRN6 at the 2009 Hovershow - Shot showing outside of plenum chamber and the skirt showing (James Rowson).

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Shot showing outside of plenum chamber and the skirt showing (James Rowson).

  • SRN6 at the 2009 Hovershow - SRN6 017 landed as viewed from the top of the Daedalus approach ramp (James Rowson).
  • SRN6 at the 2009 Hovershow - SRN6 017 landed on the beach at Lee (James Rowson).
  • SRN6 at the 2009 Hovershow - As viewed from her bows, landed on the beach at Lee (James Rowson).
  • SRN6 at the 2009 Hovershow - Landed as viewed from the port bow (James Rowson).
  • SRN6 at the 2009 Hovershow - Closeup of the bow of the craft showing the RADAR antennae, air scoop, and original front-loading access bow ramp (James Rowson).
  • SRN6 at the 2009 Hovershow - The lateral "puff port" on the side of the craft, opened on demand by the pilot, supplied by lift air from the plenum chamber (James Rowson).
  • SRN6 at the 2009 Hovershow - Looking aft toward the two main rear propellers (James Rowson).
  • SRN6 at the 2009 Hovershow - The engine assembly and two main propellers, along with the rudder and elevator tailfin of the SRN6 (James Rowson).
  • SRN6 at the 2009 Hovershow - Side-on view of the two main propellers and their mountings (James Rowson).
  • SRN6 at the 2009 Hovershow - Looking forward along the top of the craft, from the side access door (James Rowson).
  • SRN6 at the 2009 Hovershow - Control panel, lacking Direction Indicator but otherwise still there (James Rowson).
  • SRN6 at the 2009 Hovershow - The hollow-bottomed partitioned observation pool bulkhead, with BHC logo (presumably post-Hovercraft Museum arrival) emblazoned upon it (James Rowson).
  • SRN6 at the 2009 Hovershow - Looking right toward Lee-On-Solent from the SRN6, in the foreground is one of the four "puff ports", and the skirt (James Rowson).
  • SRN6 at the 2009 Hovershow - Shot showing outside of plenum chamber and the skirt showing (James Rowson).
  • SRN6 at the 2009 Hovershow - A Hovertravel pilot took the role of flying the N6 for this trip, a new experience with jet turbine hovercraft! (James Rowson).
  • SRN6 at the 2009 Hovershow - View from the (rather salt-spray stained) front window during Solent trip (James Rowson).
  • SRN6 at the 2009 Hovershow - Looking forward during Solent trip (James Rowson).