|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 4 인용 특허 : 1|
The invention refers to a variable geometry hydrofoil boat, equipped for this purpose with secant foils supported by articulated arms operated automatically or manually. The invention makes it possible to obtain a craft which, depending on operational requirements, may function either in the “totally submerged foil”mode or in the “secant foil”mode, that is to say with a variable foil surface. The secant foils supported by arms articulated to the hull may, in a variant of the embodiment, also be applied to fast-moving and streamlined naval units of the se...
In a variable geometry hydrofoil boat having a hull and hydrofoils for operating hullborne and foilborne, the improvement comprising, secant foils operable to a fully raised position outside of the hull and out of the water for operating hullborne or foilborne and to variable lowered positions in which the secant foils are foilborne, means comprising a pair of arms articulated on said hull for movement relative to corresponding opposite sides thereof for each pivotally mounting a corresponding secant foil on the hull and fixed relative to the correspondi...