Hovering and Slow-Speed Performance



The four main types of WIG design each use a different approach to aerodynamic support at zero and slow speeds. This is partly due to the primary design target – the cruise performance of each craft type.


Landing Gear Flying Height Coanda Effect Cruise Speed Lift Power 

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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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