News: Shelford, Madagascar, and Hovercraft?

John Greaves recently delivered a fascinating and challenging talk updating the Kaleidoscope group on the work of Hoveraid: Because so much of Madagascar cannot be reached by car, boat or aeroplane HoverAid uses hovercraft (hence the name) to conduct its relief work – reaching the unreachable. We also learnt that… Madagascar is larger than California;…

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First 2022 Medical Safari Begins

After 19 hours of traveling, 10 different visa forms, quarantine and PCR tests, John has undertaken the 12 hour journey to Ambatolahy with the Malagasy team on the first medical mission of 2022.  Video: John in quarantine looking forward to the Medical Safari Picture: Equipment preparation for the Medical Safari to Ambatolahy. https://uk.hoveraid.org/wp-content/uploads/VIDEO-2022-03-13-15-21-37.mp4 Andy has…

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Vortex and RR403 Progress

UK Team arrives with parts and expertise to make ready our Hovercraft for 2022 Oliver and Johnny, old hands with HoverAid get to work on the Vortex..  https://uk.hoveraid.org/wp-content/uploads/Vortex_Spin_Up.mp4#t=8,27 Patrick spins up the Vortex for the first time in a while!  Patrick testing the connection to the middle spark plug, he thinks he’s found a problem…

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