2002 International Symposium on Air Cushion Technology
a constituent society of the Canadian Aeronautics & Space
The Proceedings from the Canadian Air Cushion Technology Society
2002 International Symposium on Air Cushion Technology are now
available online for downloading. The conference took place at
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana USA
in conjunction with World Hovercraft Week 2002, and included:
- The CACTS 1st World Symposium on Hovercraft Rescue
- The CACTS Symposium on Light ACV Technology
- The CACTS Symposium on Heavy ACV Technology
The Proceedings consist of all papers presented at the conference and transcriptions
of all sessions. Topics include, but are not limited to:
|- Hovercraft ice and swift water rescue techniques
- Military hovercraft and LCAC (landing craft air cushion)
- Hovercraft history and museums
- Hovercraft in icebreaking operations
- Wing in ground effect (WIG) hovercraft
|- Emergency response/search and rescue hovercraft
- U.S. Border Patrol hovercraft in Homeland Security
- Racing and personal hovercraft design/construction
- Hovercraft school projects
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|The Proceedings, published by the not-for-profit World Hovercraft Organization,
are available to the general public for fee of $75US. This fee will be used entirely
to help offset production and distribution costs.
The Proceedings consist of 199 pages, many in full color. You might consider
having the document downloaded and printed at a copy shop such as Kinko's for
approximately 15 cents US per page and 85 cents US for color pages.
To receive an Access Number for downloading your copy, click on the link below.
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will receive an email containing your one-time Access Number and a link to
the download page. Please allow at least 48 hours for processing.
Before you proceed with your order, please read the Call for Papers invitation
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for Papers for the next CACTS Symposium on Air Cushion Technology in 2004
You are invited to consider submitting a paper for presentation at the 2004
CACTS Symposium on Air Cushion Technology. The 2004 Symposium will be held
in Canberra, Australia in conjunction with HoverWorld Expo 2004. Patterned
after World Hovercraft Week 2002, HoverWorld Expo 2004 is a weeklong commemoration
of the world's first hovercraft race, which took place in Canberra in 1964,
and will include the world's first international hovercraft endurance race.
Papers addressing sport and racing hovercraft design are particularly encouraged.
To understand more about the World Hovercraft Organization,