Accession Number:

AD0627252

Title:

FLYING CROSS COUNTRY VEHICLE,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

118.0

Abstract:

The pamplet based on material published in the Western press, describes the principle of flight on an air cushion, classifies the various types of craft and explains the basic theory, to permit a rough determination of basic characteristics of these machines to be made, in order to be able to compare them with other means of transportation. The pamphlet also presents some schematic view and descriptions of some of the completed machines. The pamphlet is written for the information of a wide circle of readers interested in the evolution of air, marine and land transportation and acquainted with mechanics and mathematics of the intermediate school level.

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Effect Vehicles and Amphibious Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE