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Bill Hamilton (engineer)

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Sir Charles William "Bill" Feilden Hamilton OBE (26 July 1899 – 30 March 1978) was a New Zealander who developed the modern jetboat, and founder of what is now the world's leadin...

Sir William Hamilton | HamiltonJet

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A humble man, Sir William often claimed that it was not he who invented the ... Sir William's first jetboat was a 3.6 meter (12 foot) plywood hull with a 100 E Ford ...

NZEDGE Legends — Bill Hamilton, Jet Boat Inventor — Originators

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Bill Hamilton's jet-boat revolutionised river and shallow-water navigation. It enabled people to travel for the first time, at high speed – up rivers and waterways all ...

History of Aluminum Jet Boats Rogue Jet Boatworks

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The water jet pump for boat propulsion was invented by New Zealander, Sir William Hamilton. In 1953 he constructed his first centrifugal pump driven by a bevel ...

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Jul 29, 2012 ... AN INVENTOR IN THE MACKENZIE COUNTRY. 703 ft. ... Mr C. W. F. Hamilton, trying out the jet-propelled boat which is his latest development.

Jet Boats in New Zealand | Short Film | NZ On Screen

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Jet Boats in New Zealand - In the 1950s, driven by a desire to power around the shallows of the Mackenzie Country's braided rivers, inventor and "South ...

What's the TRUE early history of jet boats? [Archive] - River Dave ...

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Al Gore invented the Jetboat...:point. That's what I was always told as well? :D I saw an article on the 1st jetboat(s) once.. I'll see if I can dig it up.

Goldfield Jet Boats - Goldfields Jet

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Hamilton Jet Ltd is a New Zealand owned and operated company named after its founder, William (Bill) Hamilton who invented the Jet boat in 1952. Goldfields ...

Great Kiwi inventions - Tourism New Zealand Media

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The Hamilton Jet boat, the ski plane, bungy, blokart and zorb are examples of New ... New Zealand inventor Alan Gibbs conceived the world's first high speed ...

Shotover Jet - riding New Zealand's red boats - Tourism New ...

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Today, Shotover's signature 'Big Red' jet boats are one of New Zealand's most ... more than 50 years ago by legendary Kiwi inventor Sir William (Bill) Hamilton.

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Hamilton, Charles William Feilden – Biography – Te Ara ...

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Farmer, engineer, inventor, racing-car driver, jet-boat pioneer, manufacturer ... to achieve international acclaim for his work in developing the modern jet-boat.

The Hamilton jet boat – Inventions, patents and trademarks – Te Ara ...

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This government newsreel from 1955 shows Bill Hamilton at the wheel of a speedboat powered by the jet propulsion unit he invented on his South Island ...

Shotover Jet Thrills 3 million+ since 1965, Queenstown

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New fleet of Jet Boats 'Shotover Jet Mark II' that carried 11 passengers built and ... Soon after the invention of the Jet Unit by kiwi Bill Hamilton, the Melhop ...