Ram-Wing and Channel-Flow-Wing Craft

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by Eleanor, Mar 23, 2016.

  1. Eleanor
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    Eleanor Junior Member

    I am trying to compare various designs of small craft .I came a cross a new ram-wing small crafts and i would like to learn more about them, hence there is not much in bibliography. Have you any advice on how to approach the design study of such a boat;:)
  2. jehardiman
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    jehardiman Senior Member

    Search for "ekranoplan"
  3. Gannet
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    Gannet Junior Member

    Good Day Eleanor

    Another search term is Wing in Ground Effect (WIG) Craft, (aka Wing in Surface Effect (WISE), or Wing-boat.

    I know there are some threads on this forum

    Also check out these links:
    Antonov, Vladimir; WING-IN-GROUND-EFFECT (WIG) AIRCRAFT; Retrieved from http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Hangar/4346/S90.htm








    Rousseau, David G.; 19820830; Leading edge augmentor wing-in-ground effect vehicle, United States Patent 4442986; Retrieved from http://www.freepatentsonline.com/4442986.html

    Rozhdestvensky, Kirill V.; Wing-in-ground effect vehicles; Elsevier Ltd; 2006; Retrieved from http://www.sciencedirect.com/scienc...serid=10&md5=aed283c3c49926f827faeba9a15540ad
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