Hovercraft to carry commuters is demonstrated in Oakland, California
Oakland California USA Date:1965 Duration:1 min 1 sec Sound:Yes
Spectators on shore of Lake Merritt, in Oakland, California, watch demonstration of British-built hovercraft scheduled to carry commuters between San Francisco and Oakland. This will be the first commercial use of hovercraft in the U.S.A. Various views of the hovercraft in operation, including from inside the vehicle. Its ability to float, with engine stopped, is demonstrated. Narrator comments that the hovercraft can operate over any surface.
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