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HYDROFOIL MASSAWIPPI R-100

Hydrofoil Massawippi R-100

Source: International Hydrofoil Photo Gallery

 

Massawippi was a 45-foot hydrofoil craft also known as R-100 or KC-B, during 1953 trials. This was the first of four experimental hydrofoils that Canada's DREA (Defense Research Establishment Atlantic) operated between 1950 and 1979. (Source: International Hydrofoil Photo Gallery)

 

Photo and Documents

 

Newspaper article on the Hydrofoil Massawippi

Courtesy of Jack Lewis

Boats that fly atop the water - Hydrofoil Massawippi

Courtesy of Jack Lewis

LIFE magazine cover, September 27, 1954

Courtesy of Jack Lewis

 

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