hydrofoil craft

hydrofoil craft
корабль [катер] на подводных крыльях, КПК
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корабль на подводных крыльях

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  • hydrofoil craft — noun a high speed ship that supports its weight by means of wings (hydrofoils) beneath the surface of the water …   Wiktionary

  • Hydrofoil — A hydrofoil is a boat with wing like foils mounted on struts below the hull. As the craft increases its speed the hydrofoils develop enough lift for the boat to become foilborne i.e. to raise the hull up and out of the water. This results in a… …   Wikipedia

  • hydrofoil — /huy dreuh foyl /, n. 1. Naval Archit. a surface form creating a thrust against water in a direction perpendicular to the plane approximated by the surface. 2. Naut. a. a winglike member having this form, designed to lift the hull of a moving… …   Universalium

  • hydrofoil — [hī′drə foil΄] n. [ HYDRO + (AIR)FOIL] 1. any of the winglike structures attached to the hull of some watercraft: at a certain speed the hull is lifted above the water and the craft skims along on the hydrofoils at great speeds 2. a craft with… …   English World dictionary

  • hydrofoil — ► NOUN 1) a boat fitted with structures (known as foils) which lift the hull clear of the water at speed. 2) each of the foils of such a craft …   English terms dictionary

  • Westermoen Hydrofoil — was a shipyard located in Mandal, Norway, who has specialized in high speed craft, and pioneered many designs.The yard was established in 1961 by Toralf Westermoen, who had also started Westermoen Båtbyggeri og Mek Verksted. The yard begun… …   Wikipedia

  • Sailing hydrofoil — A sailing hydrofoil or hydrosail is a sailboat with wing like foils mounted under the hull. As the craft increases its speed the hydrofoils lift the hull up and out of the water, greatly reducing wetted area, resulting in decreased drag and… …   Wikipedia

  • High-speed craft — A high speed craft (HSC) is a high speed water vessel for civilian use, also called a fastcraft or fast ferry. The first high speed craft were often hydrofoils or hovercraft, but in the 1990s catamaran and even monohull designs have become… …   Wikipedia

  • Pegasus class hydrofoil — The Pegasus class hydrofoils were a series of fast attack patrol boats employed by the U.S. Navy. They were in service from 1977 through 1993. These hydrofoils carried the designation PHM for Patrol, Hydrofoil, Missile. The Pegasus class vessels… …   Wikipedia

  • Disco Volante (ship) — For other uses, see Disco Volante (disambiguation). Kingdom 5KR The Disco Volante is a fictional ship in the James Bond novel Thunderball (1961) and its 1965 film adaptation of the same name. It was a hydrofoil craft owned by Emilio Largo, an… …   Wikipedia

  • logistics — /loh jis tiks, leuh /, n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) 1. the branch of military science and operations dealing with the procurement, supply, and maintenance of equipment, with the movement, evacuation, and hospitalization of personnel, with the …   Universalium


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