Is The ArcaBoard The World's First Real Hoverboard?

The word "hoverboard" gets thrown around a lot, but it's typically in reference to a skateboard- or unicycle-like device. However, the world's first real hoverboard may actually be here. The ArcaBoard by the company ARCA SPACE is a hoverboard that truly hovers about one foot above the ground, not using magnetic power. The board generates lift with 36 high-power electric ducted fans, which create up to 272 horsepower and 430 lb (1913 N) of thrust.

Advertisement

Love getting smarter? Sign up for our newsletter to learn something new every day!

Share the knowledge!
Advertisement