SURFACE-EFFECT SHIPS APPROACH A NEW BEGINNING

The United States effort in surface effect ships design is briefly reviewed. The fundamental operating principles and characteristics of such craft are discussed, along with implementation in the design of 100 test models, one propelled by water jet pumps, the other by semisurbmerged controllable pitch propellers.

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

    1290 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, NY  USA  10019
  • Authors:
    • Decker, J L
  • Publication Date: 1970-6

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  • Accession Number: 00007435
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 22 1973 12:00AM