Where's the Cushion? The Truth About Ground EffectPlane & Pilot (2006)
When flying near the ground, normal airflow patterns are disrupted. This ground effect reduces drag and increases effective lift, causing aircraft to float.
- Aerodynamic forces,
Publication DateMarch, 2006
Citation InformationDavid Ison. "Where's the Cushion? The Truth About Ground Effect" Plane & Pilot Vol. 42 Iss. 3 (2006) p. 56 - 59 ISSN: 0032-0617
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/david_c_ison/94/