5 Design Objectives and Design Requirements Hovercraft must be able to transport one individualMust ride on cushion of airNeeds to be able to travel over grass, concrete, dirt, ice/snow, and waterGoal is to defeat Ian Keat through obstacle course designed by William Keat
6 Safety Requirements Must be build to prevent rollover No sharp edges Driver must wear helmet and earplugsKill switch must be installedMust be able to floatNeeds to be able to stop relatively quicklyDriver needs some type of seatbelt
7 Alternative Design Concepts LIFT AND THRUST CONCEPTSSplitter System vs. Two Single SystemsCost/BenefitSKIRTBag, Finger or Jupe
8 Alternative Design Concepts STEERINGRotating Fan vs. RuddersCost/BenefitLIFT AIRFLOWDucted Hull vs. Free Flow
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