Accession Number:

AD0402188

Title:

INTRODUCTION TO THE HUGHES HYDROSTREAK CONCEPT

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

HUGHES AIRCRAFT CO CULVER CITY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1959-11-10

Pagination or Media Count:

35.0

Abstract:

The basis of the HughesHydrostreak design concept of water wall vehicles is discussed. The fundamental theory is given, comparisons are made with ari wall vehicles, and preliminary test data an presented. A typical design study is shown, illustratang the advantages of the Hydrostreak concopt over tbe air-wall system and demonstrating the high over-water speeds attainable with moderate power inputs.

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Effect Vehicles and Amphibious Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE