OPEN TUBE GUIDEWAY FOR HIGH SPEED AIR CUSHIONED VEHICLES

This invention is a tubular shaped guideway for high-speed air-cushioned supported vehicles. The tubular guideway is split and separated such that the sides of the guideway are open. The upper portion of the tubular guideway is supported above the lower portion by truss-like structural members. The lower portion of the tubular guideway may be supported by the terrain over which the vehicle travels, on pedestals or some similar structure.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Misc-Filed 26 January 1972 Supersedes N72-20253 (10-11, p 1452). Government-owned invention available for licensing.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Langley Research Center

    National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    Hampton, VA  USA  23665
  • Authors:
    • Goering, R S
  • Publication Date: 0

Media Info

  • Pagination: 4 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00080944
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Patent-3 837-285
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 6 1975 12:00AM