The development and testing of the flexible skirt concept in French marine hovercraft is discussed. It has been discovered that good vehicle attitude stability results from independently supplied flexible skirt cushions. This apparently results from the powerful stabilizing torque developed by shifts in pressure differential between internal cushions and the main cushion.

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    Royal Aeronautical Society

    4 Hamilton Place
    London S1V 0BQ,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Bertin, J
  • Publication Date: 1970-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 726-735
  • Serial:
    • Aeronautical Journal
    • Volume: 74
    • Issue Number: 717
    • Publisher: Royal Aeronautical Society
    • ISSN: 0001-9240

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00019369
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 25 1972 12:00AM