THE TRACKED AIR CUSHION RESEARCH VEHICLE (TACRV)

The Department of Transportation's (DOT) Tracked Air Cushion Research Vehicle (TACRV) System is described using descriptive material and data provided by the design contractors and the Federal Railroad Administration, Office of Research, Development, and Demonstrations. The TACRV is an experimental vehicle that will carry out research pertinent to evaluating the technical feasibility of the tracked air cushion vehicle (TACV) concept for commercial high-speed ground transportation. The report includes background information, detailed design descriptions, and vehicle performance estimates. (Author)

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also report dated March 1971, PB-209511.
  • Corporate Authors:

    MITRE Corporation

    Bedford, MA  USA 
  • Publication Date: 1972-5

Media Info

  • Pagination: 212 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00039386
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Sum Rpt
  • Contract Numbers: C-7-35248
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 9 1973 12:00AM