Shape and strength of seaplane under-structures with special regard to seaworthiness

Lewe, Victor
naca-tm-37
August 1921


This report presents experiments and calculations for the purpose of determining the landing gear requirements upon the water. Moving pictures are given which furnish data and also may give both the magnitude and direction of the forces acting. Different classes of seaplanes are examined and proposals for calculation instructions are given.

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