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Hovercraft B/C

Postby kenniky » December 24th, 2016, 11:36 am

Didn't see this, so I guess might as well create it

Starting off:

What is the current world record for hovercraft speed?

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Re: Hovercraft B/C

Postby windu34 » December 31st, 2016, 2:16 am

Didn't see this, so I guess might as well create it

Starting off:

What is the current world record for hovercraft speed?
137.4 km/h
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Re: Hovercraft B/C

Postby kenniky » January 1st, 2017, 9:48 pm

Didn't see this, so I guess might as well create it

Starting off:

What is the current world record for hovercraft speed?
137.4 km/h
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Re: Hovercraft B/C

Postby windu34 » January 1st, 2017, 11:01 pm

Why are skirts used on hovercrafts and what is the most commonly used material used in their construction?
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Re: Hovercraft B/C

Postby arvind_r » January 7th, 2017, 6:35 am

Why are skirts used on hovercrafts and what is the most commonly used material used in their construction?
They trap air underneath the craft for the air cushion to be retained. Most commonly used material: nylon?
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Re: Hovercraft B/C

Postby windu34 » January 7th, 2017, 11:08 am

Why are skirts used on hovercrafts and what is the most commonly used material used in their construction?
They trap air underneath the craft for the air cushion to be retained. Most commonly used material: nylon?
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Re: Hovercraft B/C

Postby arvind_r » January 7th, 2017, 12:44 pm

1. What does SES stand for?
2. What key feature an SES possess that distinguishes it from a hovercraft?
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Re: Hovercraft B/C

Postby windu34 » January 7th, 2017, 1:42 pm

1. What does SES stand for?
2. What key feature an SES possess that distinguishes it from a hovercraft?
1.) Surface-Effect Ship
2.) Has twin-hulls similar to that of a cataraman allowing it to be more resistant to slipping perpendicular to the direction of movement and can use water jets for propulsion do to its partial submergement in the fluid
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Re: Hovercraft B/C

Postby arvind_r » January 8th, 2017, 8:00 pm

1. What does SES stand for?
2. What key feature an SES possess that distinguishes it from a hovercraft?
1.) Surface-Effect Ship
2.) Has twin-hulls similar to that of a cataraman allowing it to be more resistant to slipping perpendicular to the direction of movement and can use water jets for propulsion do to its partial submergement in the fluid
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Re: Hovercraft B/C

Postby Zioly » January 26th, 2017, 3:22 pm

I hope nobody will be upset if I go?

What feats did Sir Christopher Cockerell achieve?
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Re: Hovercraft B/C

Postby sciduck » January 30th, 2017, 5:33 pm

I hope nobody will be upset if I go?

What feats did Sir Christopher Cockerell achieve?
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He invented the hovercraft. Don't know what else he did...
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Re: Hovercraft B/C

Postby Zioly » February 1st, 2017, 4:57 pm

I hope nobody will be upset if I go?

What feats did Sir Christopher Cockerell achieve?
Uh
He invented the hovercraft. Don't know what else he did...
Yeah, sorry about the easy question... I was tired. Anyways, he also was the first to theorize the "air cushion" part of the hovercraft, in which a momentum curtain would effectively prevent the leaking of additional air and trap air in the hovercraft's skirt. It's why almost all hovercrafts have skirts.

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Re: Hovercraft B/C

Postby sciduck » February 15th, 2017, 5:36 pm

What are the world's largest hovercrafts used for?
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Re: Hovercraft B/C

Postby HandsFreeCookieDunk » February 26th, 2017, 9:26 pm

What are the world's largest hovercrafts used for?
I believe that would be the Zubr class, which is used for military transport.

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Re: Hovercraft B/C

Postby sciduck » February 27th, 2017, 5:30 am

What are the world's largest hovercrafts used for?
I believe that would be the Zubr class, which is used for military transport.
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