Flymo have been creating hover mowers since the 1960s, not only are these electric lawn mower types lightweight, but they float on an air cushion for easy manoeuvring, allowing you to swerve the mower in and out tight spaces in your garden.
This Flymo glider hovers mower model we are reviewing today comes with a corded electric design and a 33cm cutting width making it great for smaller lawns.
We have reviewed this mower and its features in more details below, as well as its pros and cons so as you see if the corded electric lawn mower by Flymo is right for you.
From a compact design to a grass box with a vision window, this cheap mower yet feature-packed device is overall great value for money.
We will discuss the most important parts of this glider mower below.
First up is power, this Flymo glider electric mower comes with a 10m cord which can be extended with an appropriate extension cable, the machine itself uses a 1700W motor for cutting power and hovers on a cushion of air, enabling it to handle gardens with an uneven terrain easily.
The corded design of this lawnmower allows it to have a constant power source meaning it will not run out of battery, it also means the mower emits no harmful fumes like a petrol model would.
As this hover mower by Flymo is designed to be only for small gardens, the corded power source and motor should be enough to help you mow grass, this mower might struggle more on larger gardens, but this is because it is not designed for heavy-duty mowing.
In terms of blades, this Flymo glider has a 33cm cutting width for small gardens and comes with adjustable cutting heights ranging from 12-32mm that can be adjusted via its central lever to change the adjustable height of the metal blade.
The blade that comes with this hover mower is more than enough to cut the average small garden, it does however have limited adjustable cutting heights in comparison to other corded mowers on the market, meaning this mower by Flymo would not be able to handle some tall piece of grass patches.
Design-wise, the hover mower has a lightweight of under 10kg and is very compact which makes it easy to store after use. It also has a 22L grass box for collecting clippings while you mow.
This compact glider mower additionally comes with a vision window so as you can see when the mower needs grass box emptying and has foldable handles.
The Flymo glider hover mower has great compact design specs for its low price and is excellent for people with small storage options or who don't want to be pushing a large heavy mower around their garden.
The grass box is quite small, however, so you might find you need to empty it often. Some users have also reported to build-quality to not be very durable.
Now we have had a quick review of the main features that come with the Flymo gilder lawnmower, we will summarise the corded mower reviews pros and cons below so as you can decide if this model would be right for you.
The best advantages to the Flymo glider electric mower has to be its hovering air of cushion design and lightweight, which makes the machine suitable for anyone to use in their small garden.
We also like this model thanks to its wide cutting width for small gardens and affordable price.
Some notable drawbacks of this Flymo glider mower have to be its corded design which can be restricting to mow with and dangerous on wet grass as it brings the risk of electric shock. The mower additionally has limited cutting heights to choose from so would not be suitable for tall grass.
Flymo gliders overall build quality of this mower has also been said to break easily, so ensure you get a warranty upon purchasing this mower.
We recommend buying this hover mower if you don't mind having a corded design, your grass is very short already and your looking for a lightweight simple mower.
However, if you want a mower that has mulching options, more freedom and power to mow tall grass as well as more medium-sized gardens, we would not recommend this Flymo model.