PRELIMINARY PROPULSION PERFORMANCE ESTIMATES FOR AN 80-KNOT HYDROFOIL CRAFT

It is shown that a controllable-pitch propeller can be selected which will meet the takeoff and the maximum speed thrust ratio of 4.5 at 35 knots. It is recommended that auxiliary propulsion devices be investigated to facilitate hydrofoil takeoff.

  • Corporate Authors:

    David Taylor Naval Ship R&D Center

    Ship Performance Department
    Bethesda, MD  USA  20084
  • Authors:
    • Gregory, D L
  • Publication Date: 1975-6

Media Info

  • Pagination: 19 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00091770
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SPD-606-01 Final Rpt.
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 10 1975 12:00AM