The application of planing characteristics to the calculation of the water-landing loads and motions of seaplanes of arbitrary constant cross section

Robert F. Smiley
Nov 1952

The general equations governing the fixed-trim water landing of a straight-keel seaplane with a hull of arbitrary constant cross section are presented in such a form that the landing motions and loads are expressed in terms of the steady-planing characteristics of the seaplane.

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