Amateur scientist Martin Stevens demonstrating his home-made hovercraft on a duckpond.
Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
Various shots, the 20 year-old amateur scientist and engineer Martin Stevens demonstrates his £25 hovercraft on Wick's duckpond and then on the bank. CU Stevens and his helpers top up the engine. MSs Stevens trying out the craft on the pond again. MS and CU Friends of the inventor gathered on the shores of the pond. MS A flock of ducks on water.
Note: Date on original record: 04/04/1964. The hovercraft is lifted by a 200 cc chainsaw engine, and propelled by a 98 cc engine at a top speed of 3 miles per hour. Unfortunately the propelling engine was not functioning properly that day.