Air Boat




Hi guys i am kushal from Banjarapalya Makerspace. Today i will show you how to build a Air Boat using simple home waste items.


Cola cans with caps

Lamination sheet

Metal strip


Toy fan



Nylon tie cable

AA Battery or 9v battery

Batter holder

Battery cap

Hot glue

Step 1: Take Two Cola Bottles

Take two cola bottles and nylon cable tie then tie it as shown in the image. and make sure you are sticking the bottles with hot glue or superglue.

Step 2: Metal Strip and Motor

Take two 10cm metal strip and motor then fix the motor inside the metal strip as shown in the image with the help of hot glue.

Step 3: Make a Hole

Take a marker pen and make two mark where would you like to fix the motor then, make the hole use any sharp metal.

Step 4: Fix the Metal Strip With Motor

You need to take the metal strip and motor which you already fixed together, then fix it to the bottle as shown in the image with the help of screws.

Step 5: Fix the Wires,switch Toy Fan and Lamination Body

Take wires then fix it to the motor,then take a switch fix it to the wire and lamination sheet as shown in the image.

Step 6: Fix the Battery

Take 4 AA battery then put it in battery holder then fix it on the bottle using battery cap, then give the connection to motor and switch as shown in the image.

Finally your air boat is ready to use.

You tube video link :

How to make Air boat-1

Air Boat In Action

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17 Discussions


3 years ago

Hello. Newbie here. What sort of "motor" does this require? and where do I get one? Thanks. Looks like fun.

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1 year ago

cool nice job , well the nose needs more care , just a recommendation 3d printing will be good choice to build a nicer nose , if don't have it get a friend with one and call him

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kushal kumarchingada

Reply 1 year ago

Hello thank you for your suggestion :) i will work on it :)


3 years ago

Hi there! I like your catamaran design just one comment I would replace the caps of the bottles so that is more difficult to sink it.The best real fun is not to buy as little as you can.

kushal kumar

3 years ago

Hi every body please Vote for this project.

Help me to win in the contest.


3 years ago

easy and cheap to make, that's what I like to see.

Well done mate :)

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