Trials of the Hendy Test Craft with Manual Control, Tail Foil Configuration.
HYDROFOIL CORP ANNAPOLIS MD
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A series of experiments were run utilizing full manual control of foils in the following configuration 1 Main foil fixed at 3 degrees incidence, ailerons independently controlled by means of foot pedals 2 Tail foil incidence joystick controlled 3 Manual rudder control stbd. lever 4 Manual throttle control port lever A total of 22-14 hours of actual test running was accumulated, during which time successive changes in the control system were made in an effort to obtain satisfactorily stable flight, i.e., hull continuously clear of water surface, foil supported.
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