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Re: U.S. Wing-in-Ground (WIG) studies
« Reply #30 on: November 30, 2012, 03:57:57 am »
And many small companies;


one of them is the MIT,which its project was based on Boeing Model 747.
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Re: U.S. Wing-in-Ground (WIG) studies
« Reply #31 on: November 30, 2012, 03:59:43 am »
one of them is the MIT,which its project was based on Boeing Model 747.

In what manner? I can't see an ounce of commonality between this weird design and a 747!

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Re: U.S. Wing-in-Ground (WIG) studies
« Reply #32 on: November 30, 2012, 04:07:02 am »
Also for a big companies;
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Re: U.S. Wing-in-Ground (WIG) studies
« Reply #33 on: November 30, 2012, 04:16:47 am »
Hi,


in 1961,the Office of Naval Operations Staff of the US. Navy had decided to make a
competition for design of Large Military Transport Amphibian aircraft,the competition
was attended by several US companies,but the winner was VRC Colombia.

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Re: U.S. Wing-in-Ground (WIG) studies
« Reply #34 on: November 30, 2012, 04:20:42 am »
one of them is the MIT,which its project was based on Boeing Model 747.

In what manner? I can't see an ounce of commonality between this weird design and a 747!


Before objection,please see the Translation;

Specialists MIT long worked to create the winged, which is a hybrid aircraft and ocean-going vessel.Finally, in 1995, they announced their project improved WIG W1GM.WIG, received the name «Fastship» (speed ship), be equipped jet engines on aircraft «Boeing-747".W1GM combined the possibility of obtaining a high flight speed and aerodynamic efficiency when driving in the zone of influence of ground effect, and outside of it.At higher altitudes the winged flight was designed to achieve transonic speeds.Power plant included turbojets general thrust 203 tons.
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Re: U.S. Wing-in-Ground (WIG) studies
« Reply #35 on: November 30, 2012, 05:06:09 am »
The only thing I learn from this very approximate piece of English is that they used 747 engines.

Hardly makes it a Boeing 747 variant, does it?

Also you misread the General Dynamics project as having a "Project D" designation... It doesn't. The "D" is the initial of the first designer.

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Re: U.S. Wing-in-Ground (WIG) studies
« Reply #36 on: November 30, 2012, 05:08:40 am »
Also, we already have a topic on the Boeing project:

http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,433.0

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Re: U.S. Wing-in-Ground (WIG) studies
« Reply #37 on: December 18, 2012, 04:45:38 am »
Hi,


here is the HeliFerry,a WIG helicopter concept.


http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0376042106000637

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Re: U.S. Wing-in-Ground (WIG) studies
« Reply #38 on: January 17, 2015, 09:16:52 am »
Hi

A concept for a  multi mission par-wig aircraft studied at DTNSRDC. It includes a version for Sea Control with 4 v/stol aircraft as a payload

http://oai.dtic.mil/oai/oai?verb=getRecord&metadataPrefix=html&identifier=ADA051433

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Re: U.S. Wing-in-Ground (WIG) studies
« Reply #40 on: January 28, 2015, 07:04:56 pm »
I have always wondered about the possibility of using a nuclear powered WIG to perform surface vessel duties. You could put weapons from a destroyer on it (a gun, SAM launcher, tomahawk launcher, etc) and it would have the advantage of higher speed than a surface vessel and near immunity to torpedoes. Also if you put some screws in the back you could make it have the capability of being a surface vessel when landed.

Also if you look here: http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,16956.15.html one of them has a link to an e-book with this photo in it.

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Re: U.S. Wing-in-Ground (WIG) studies
« Reply #41 on: October 12, 2015, 04:53:04 am »
Hi

General Dynamics Patrol Craft
http://www.google.com/patents/US3390655

Winged hydrofoil watercraft
http://www.google.com/patents/US3139059

Winged hull vehicle Lockheed Transport WIG
http://www.google.com/patents/US3216673

Many greetings

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Re: U.S. Wing-in-Ground (WIG) studies
« Reply #44 on: December 05, 2018, 05:09:55 pm »
Hello,

Does anybody have detailed information and drawings about Aerocon Wingship? Or where I can find. Thanks!