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    Student designed airplane

    Students design new airplane! Hi David, Welcome aboard. I really am interested in knowing what your survey results will show. Personally I come from the North Central State of Minnesota "Land of !0,000 Lakes" and any type of plane that can be mounted to a set of floats and skis is okay by...
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    Designing to fly in Ground Effect

    WIG To Orion and Bob Young, Thanks to both of you! I really didn't know what sort of terms referred to flying in ground effects. WIG makes sense. I am searching the web with great results. I wish I could remember more regarding that powerboat that I drove back in the 1960's. When I was...
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    Hello everyone, Been reading the other posts, so here I am. I was born and lived for 20-yrs in Minnesota, land of lots of lakes. Loved it there, hope to go back someday. Planes (mostly float and seaplanes) were all around me during those years. I loved it. Never flew myself, but got lots...
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    Designing to fly in Ground Effect

    Curiosity about Ground Effects on Flying Yes, I believe you're right now that I recall. I drove a race boat back in the early to mid-60's that was really an experiment in an odd hull design using tunnels and cat type sponsons for flotation. The boat used a reversed single V8 engine coupled to...
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    Designing to fly in Ground Effect

    I am looking for information about aircraft that fly within Ground Effects. Several years ago I was given an article about the science of flying in ground effects. The process allowed fairly heavy aircraft to fly within this envelope. Does anyone out there know of any web sites that might...
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    new member

    :) Would just like to say how great it is to have been asked to join this site! Though I don't currently have any real aircraft projects of my own, I hope to have one someday. I have been a newsletter editor to EAA Chapter #225 of Rochester, NH nearly continuously since 1985. I am also...