Accession Number : AD0256857

Title :   SOME NOTES ON THE P-GEM

Corporate Author : PRINCETON UNIV NJ

Personal Author(s) : SWEENEY, T E ; NIXON, W B

PDF Url : AD0256857

Report Date : Jan 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 33

Abstract : Certain observations are reported in a qualitative manner regarding operational and other flight experiences with the Princeton 20 ft. ground effect machine (P-GEM). Comments on the fan-inlet problem, stability and stabilizing devices, and operations over land, water and snow are made as a result of many hours of operation of the P-GEM. Tentative conclusions are drawn.

Descriptors :   *AERODYNAMIC CHARACTERISTICS, *AIRCRAFT, *GROUND EFFECT, FLIGHT TESTING, GROUND EFFECT MACHINES, SHROUDED PROPELLERS, STABILITY, STABILIZATION

Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE