Spray characteristics of four flying-boat hulls as affected by length-beam ratio

William W. Hodges, David R. Woodward
Oct 1948

An investigation of the spray characteristics in smooth water of four related models having length-beam ratios of 6, 9, 12, and 15 constant values of length to the 2nd power-beam product has been made in Langley tank no. 1. The parent model for the series was similar to a Navy twin-engine flying boat.

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