Aerodynamics of a Rectangular Wing with a Peripheral Jet for Air Cushion Take-Off and Landing

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Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-59
Author(s): Dau, K., Etkin, B., Surry, D.
Corporate Author(s): University of Toronto
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-09
Pages: 56
Contract: AF 33(657)-8451
DoD Project: 8219
DoD Task: 821907
Identifier: AD0623827

Subsonic wind tunnel experiments on a GETOL wing are reported. The main results relevant to performance, stability and control are presented, and applied to a hypothetical vehicle. Short-field capability is demonstrated to be possible. Stability and control problems are analysed, and shown not to be prohibitive.

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