Wings in Ground Effect



This book aims to introduce you, our readers, to a new type of marine craft. At present there are still very few of these machines, though as long ago as the 1970s, a secret military craft of this type twice as large as a Boeing 747 airliner was already on trials in the Caspian Sea for the Russian Navy.


Landing Gear Ground Effect Calm Water Flying Height Cruise Speed 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Marine Design and Research Institute of China (MARIC)ShanghaiPR China
  2. 2.A/S Norske ShellTanangerNorway
  3. 3.Teledyne Continental MotorsMobileUSA

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