Accession Number : AD0721254

Title :   The Air Cushion in Industrial Transportation,

Corporate Author : ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s) : Xhoikhet,V. M.

Report Date : 22 FEB 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 48

Abstract : The theory and operation of air cushion vehicles and othe application of the ground effect are discussed. Off-highway ACV's and air cushion assisted trailers for hauling heavy machinery are described along with such specialized topics as the us of ACV's in icy, desert and swampy areas. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GROUND EFFECT MACHINES, *AIR TRANSPORTATION), PALLETS, HOVERING, GROUND EFFECT, TRAILERS, INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT, CARGO, ICE, DESERTS, SWAMPS, USSR

Subject Categories : Surface Effect Vehicles & Amphibious Vehicles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE