I think there is a mistake :
You have to read : S = L / (1/2 * p * V^2 * Cl)
L = Lift in Newtons (equal the weight of the boat)
V = Speed...
I think the angle of incidence of the main foils is not adjustable. The angle of attack of the rear inverted T foil is hydraulically...
I try to translate the presse release :
On February 09 2005 “ l’Hydroptère” cuts the finishing line in a cloud of spray...
For wing mast with outriggers I think it is Yves Parlier (on "Aquitaine Innovations")
The configuration with a stabilizer in the front is called “canard” (it means duck in French because ducks fly in this...
Hi Dr X,
You can find something interesting here :
My name is Gérard Delerm and I am French. I try to work on a windsurf with hydrofoils....