Hydrofoil

The Italian hydrofoil Gianni M, the largest hydrofoil in the world.
The two types of hydrofoils: surface-piercing and fully submerged
Forlanini's hydrofoil over Lake Maggiore, 1906
Alexander Graham Bell's HD-4 on a test run, c. 1919
A schematic illustration of self-stabilizing systems for fully submerged hydrofoils. Its computer gathers data for the boom position and current water level to determine the required flap position.
A Project 206M "Shtorm" patrol fast attack craft hydrofoil of the Cuban Navy.
Aerial port beam view of the Italian Sparviero class hydrofoil-missile NIBBIO P-421 underway.
USS Aquila, a military hydrofoil. The T-shaped foils are visible just below the water.
HMCS Bras d'Or, a military concept hydrofoil.
Team New Zealand's AC72 at the 2013 America's Cup, San Francisco Bay.
Ukrainian-built Voskhod on the North Sea Canal, the Netherlands
TurboJET's Urzela JetFoil on West Lamma Channel, Hong Kong
TurboJET's Barca Foilcat
Flying Poseidon (built 1982 ) had just berthed at Rhodes from Fethiye when the sister Kometas hydrofoil from Bodrum also arrived from Turkey in 2011.
The first Kometa 120M, named Chaika (Seagull) after Valentina Tereshkova's callsign, moored in Sevastopol
Hydrofoil high-speed boat Meteor on a Lake Ladoga, Russia.
Passenger hydrofoil Flying Dolphin Zeus moving at high speed near Piraeus, Greece.
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Lifting surface, or foil, that operates in water.

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The Italian hydrofoil Gianni M, the largest hydrofoil in the world.

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Naples

Regional capital of Campania and the third-largest city of Italy, after Rome and Milan, with a population of 967,069 within the city's administrative limits as of 2017.

Regional capital of Campania and the third-largest city of Italy, after Rome and Milan, with a population of 967,069 within the city's administrative limits as of 2017.

Mount Echia, the place where the polis of Parthenope arose
The Columns of the Temple of Castor and Pollux incorporated into the facade of San Paolo Maggiore
A scene featuring the siren Parthenope, the mythological founder of Naples
The Gothic Battle of Mons Lactarius on Vesuvius, painted by Alexander Zick
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The Castel Nuovo, a.k.a. Maschio Angioino, a seat of medieval kings of Naples, Aragon and Spain
French troops and artillery entering Naples in 1495, during the Italian War of 1494–98
Onofrio Palumbo's portrait of the 17th-century revolutionary leader Masaniello
Departure of Charles III of Spain from Naples, 1759
Naples depicted during the ephemeral Parthenopean Republic
Entrance of Garibaldi into Naples on 7 September 1860
Allied bombardment of Naples, 1943
Royal Palace of Naples
The Egg Castle
National Archaeological Museum
National Museum of Capodimonte
Naples Cathedral
Church of Gesù Nuovo
Hanging gardens of the Certosa di San Martino
Interior of the Church of Girolamini
Inside Galleria Umberto I
Underground Naples
Villa Comunale
Aselmeyer Castle, built by Lamont Young in the Neo-Gothic style
One of the city's various examples of Liberty Napoletano
The Gulf of Naples
The Palazzo Donn'Anna and Bagno Donn'Anna beach in Posillipo
Urban density in central Naples
Main building of the University of Naples Federico II
Palazzo San Giacomo, the city hall
Palazzo delle Poste in Naples, Gino Franzi, 1936. The masterpiece of modernism, marble and diorite.
Directional center of Naples
The port of Naples
Naples International Airport
The square of Piazza Garibaldi at Napoli Centrale under renovation
Dante Station of the Naples Metro
A Romantic painting by Salvatore Fergola showing the 1839 inauguration of the Naples-Portici railway line
Neapolitan pizza. Pizza was invented in Naples.
Sfogliatelle, a popular Neapolitan pastry dish
An 1813 depiction of the Piedigrotta festival
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The interior of the Teatro San Carlo
Tarantella in Napoli, a 1903 postcard
Neapolitan mandolin
Totò, a famous Neapolitan actor
The Stadio San Paolo

The islands of Procida, Capri and Ischia can all be reached from Naples by hydrofoils and ferries.

Two Hobie cats sailing in St Vaast, Normandy, France

Hobie Cat

Company that manufactures sailing catamarans, surfboards, sailboats, kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, and pedalboards as the Hobie Cat Company.

Company that manufactures sailing catamarans, surfboards, sailboats, kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, and pedalboards as the Hobie Cat Company.

Two Hobie cats sailing in St Vaast, Normandy, France
Hobie 16
Hobie 17
Hobie Getaway, a design with rotomolded plastic hulls

Designed by the brothers Greg and Dan Ketterman, this trimaran has two sails, one on each ama, and hydrofoils that lift the hulls out of the water at wind speeds of 10 to 11 mph, allowing the boat to reach speeds up to 45 mph and pull over 2 g in gybe turns.

Rostislav Alexeyev

A-90 Orlyonok ("Eaglet") in Moscow.
Monument of Rostislav Alexeyev in Nizhny Novgorod, Bugrovskoye cemetery

Rostislav Evgenievich Alexeyev (Ростисла́в Евге́ньевич Алексе́ев; December 18, 1916 – February 9, 1980) was a Russian Soviet Director & Chief of Design known for his pioneering work on hydrofoil ships and ground effect vehicles.

Starting an AquaSkipper on the river Spree in Berlin

Human-powered hydrofoil

Starting an AquaSkipper on the river Spree in Berlin
The Decavitator
An AquaSkipper underway

A human-powered hydrofoil is a small hydrofoil watercraft propelled entirely by the muscle power of its operator(s).

All six members of the Pegasus class of armed hydrofoils.

Pegasus-class hydrofoil

The Pegasus-class hydrofoils were a series of fast attack patrol boats employed by the U.S. Navy.

The Pegasus-class hydrofoils were a series of fast attack patrol boats employed by the U.S. Navy.

All six members of the Pegasus class of armed hydrofoils.
Three Pegasus-class hydrofoils tied up in port with their foils out of the water.

These hydrofoils carried the designation "PHM" for "Patrol Hydrofoil, Missile."

Jetfoil 929-115-020 Princesse Stephanie of RMT

Boeing 929

Jetfoil 929-115-020 Princesse Stephanie of RMT
Jetfoil 929-100-007 Urzela of TurboJET
Jetfoil 929-115-019 Niji of Tōkai Kisen

The Boeing 929 Jetfoil is design of passenger-carrying, waterjet-propelled hydrofoil by Boeing.

Budapest

Capital and most populous city of Hungary.

Capital and most populous city of Hungary.

Buda during the Middle Ages, woodcut from the Nuremberg Chronicle (1493)
Retaking of Buda from the Ottoman Empire, painted by Frans Geffels in 1686
Millennium Underground (1894–1896), the second oldest metro in the world (after the Metropolitan line of the London Underground)
The Hungarian State Opera House, built in the time of Austria-Hungary
Bond of the City of Budapest, issued 1. Mai 1911
Soviet tanks in Budapest (1956)
Satellite imagery of Budapest
The most famous Budapest bridge, the Chain Bridge, the icon of the city's 19th century development, built in 1849
The Hungarian Parliament, completed in 1904
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MOL Group solar powered filling station in Budapest. It is the second most valuable company in Central and Eastern Europe
Research and development centre of Richter Gedeon in Budapest
Budapest Stock Exchange at Liberty Square, it is the 2nd largest stock exchange in CEE
Model United Nations conference in the assembly hall of House of Magnates
Old building (from 1890) of the Hungarian Royal Curia, that operated as the highest court in the Kingdom of Hungary between 1723 and 1949. Now it houses a museum.
U.S. President George W. Bush meets with Hungarian President László Sólyom at Sándor Palace in Budapest.
The Holy Trinity column in the Holy Trinity Square, Buda Castle Hill
The City Park Ice Rink located in the City Park, the Vajdahunyad Castle is in the background
Park on Margaret Island
Aerial panorama with Margaret Island
Széchenyi Thermal Bath in the City Park
Budapest International Airport arrivals and departures lounge between terminal 2A and 2B, named SkyCourt
Budapest metro and rapid transit network within the city and to suburbs
Green Line 4, a driverless metro line with real-time PIDS system at Kálvin square, a transfer station to Blue Line 3
CAF Tram on Line 17 at Széll Kálmán Square
A Volvo 7900A Hybrid in Budapest on Line 5 operated by BKK
Megyeri Bridge on M0 highway ring road around Budapest
Keleti Railway Station (Budapest East Central)
Hungarian Academy of Sciences seat in Budapest, founded in 1825 by Count István Széchenyi
Hungarian State Opera House
Sziget Festival Budapest. One of the largest music festivals in Europe provides a multicultural, diverse meeting point for locals and foreigners every year.
Hungarian Television seat in 2009 at Liberty square in District V
Puskás Aréna is the national stadium and the László Papp Budapest Sports Arena.
Lewis Hamilton during the 2015 Hungarian Grand Prix on Hungaroring
Main Building of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, the oldest institute of technology in the world, founded in 1782
Rector's Council Hall of Budapest Business School, the first public business school in the world, founded in 1857
Main Building of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, founded in 1875
Well-preserved Baroque University Church
Boscolo Budapest Hotel, café in the ground floor, a 107-room hotel above
Interior of Gerbeaud Café
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Charles and Chief Rabbi Róbert Frölich in the Dohány Street Synagogue, the largest synagogue in Europe

In the summer months, a scheduled hydrofoil service operates on the Danube connecting the city to Vienna.

HD-4 hydrofoil at the Alexander Graham Bell museum

HD-4

HD-4 hydrofoil at the Alexander Graham Bell museum

HD-4 or Hydrodome number 4 was an early research hydrofoil watercraft developed by the scientist Alexander Graham Bell.

Rheinpfeil in Rhein, now Raketa 72, Rotterdam

Raketa (hydrofoil)

Rheinpfeil in Rhein, now Raketa 72, Rotterdam
Raketa 69 in Bor
Raketa 246 in Moscow
Raketa 246 in Moscow
Raketa 205 in Kineshma
Raketa-7 in Vilkovo, 2003, retired
Raketa hydrofoil passes by Kstovo on the Volga River.

Raketa (Раке́та, Rocket) was the first type of hydrofoil boats commercially produced in the Soviet Union.

Red Funnel

Ferry company that carries passengers, vehicles and freight on routes between the English mainland and the Isle of Wight.

Ferry company that carries passengers, vehicles and freight on routes between the English mainland and the Isle of Wight.

Red Jet 3 in June 2013
MV Red Falcon in the Solent
Red Eagle, Red Funnel's flagship, in 2018, bearing the new upper deck lounges added during refurbishment.
Red Kestrel at layby berth
Red Jet 4 passes Fawley refinery
The Balmoral in Waverley Excursions ownership
Cowes Castle
MV Norris Castle, in the Solent
Shearwater 3 at speed on Southampton Water
Red Jet 1 at Town Quay
Preserved tug-tender Calshot moored at Southampton
Red Funnel tug Chale turning the Queen Elizabeth 2
Sir Bevois tug

Between 1969 and the 1990, the company also ran Italian-built hydrofoils between Town Quay and Cowes.