28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-2.1.3
ADVANCE SEAPLANE CONCEPTUAL DESIGN ADAPTING TRIMARAN BOAT HULL CONCEPT
A. Canamar, L. Smrcek
Univ. of Glasgow, UK
Keywords: seaplane design, trimaran, retractable floats
The seaplane industry expanded widely in the mid 1900s. However, with the introduction of new aircraft designs and infrastructure, the use of seaplanes declined. The purpose of this paper is to introduce an advance concept design of a seaplane based on the market analysis and feedback of current seaplane stakeholders.
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