AirFish 8 Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Wing-in-Ground (WiG) Effect Vehicles


Country of Origin: Singapore

The AirFish 8 is a reverse-delta ground effect vehicle. The reverse-delta wing planform features a strong anhedral configuration designed to ensure stable flight in ground effect at altitudes equivalent to the root chord length of the wings. This configuration enables greater freedom to operate in rough weather and over waves compared to the wings on other wing-in-ground effect vehicles. For example, the Soviet ekranoplans could only operate at a height equivalent to 10 percent of their...

 

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