Accession Number:

AD0291962

Title:

SOME EFFECTS OF FORWARD SPEED ON THE PERFORMANCE OF AIR CUSHION VEHICLES

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GRUMMAN AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING CORP BETHPAGE NY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1962-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

74.0

Abstract:

The effects of forward speed on air cushion vehicle performance are presented. It is shown that at a given forward velocity dependent on height and mass flow the forward jet is blown rearward. At higher velocities considerable performance improvement could be attained by turning off this jet.

Subject Categories:

  • Research and Experimental Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE