Pegasus-class hydrofoil

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.

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

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Hydrofoil

Lifting surface, or foil, that operates in water.

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.
Voskhod
Meteor
Raketa
Polesye
Kometa

The US Navy implemented a small number of combat hydrofoils, such as the Pegasus class, from 1977 through 1993.

Naval Air Station Key West

Naval air station and military airport located on Boca Chica Key, four miles east of the central business district of Key West, Florida, United States.

A US Navy F-5N Tiger II of VFC-111 takes off from its home at NAS Key West during November 2020
Marker for the Truman Annex, Key West Naval Station
Aerial view of NAS Key West in the 1940s
RA-5C BuNo 156624 of RVAH-6. This aircraft is now preserved at the National Naval Aviation Museum at NAS Pensacola.
F-14B BuNo 163222 of VF-101
VFA-106 F/A-18Cs and VFC-111 F-5Ns at NAS Key West, 2007
USAF 9th Reconnaissance Wing U-2S landing at NAS Key West in 2008 with a VFC-111 F-5N in foreground.

During the 1980s and into the mid-1990s, NAS Key West's Trumbo Point Annex and Truman Annex waterfront pier areas served as the home port for the Pegasus-class hydrofoils of Patrol Hydrofoil Missile Squadron TWO (PHMRON TWO).

Boeing Defense, Space & Security

Division (business unit) of The Boeing Company based in Arlington, Virginia.

X-32B Joint Strike Fighter
F-15E Strike Eagle
KC-135 Stratotanker refuels F-15C Eagle
E-3 Sentry
The X-45A UAV, a prototype for the significantly larger X-45C
Delta rocket family
the Pegasus-class hydrofoils

Pegasus-class hydrofoil – patrol craft (6 built by Boeing Marine)

USS Tucumcari

Boeing-built hydrofoil.

USS Tucumcari traveling at high speed. Date unknown.
USS Wood County (LST-1178) moored pier side at Copenhagen, Denmark, date unknown. Note the USS Tucumcari (PGH-2) secured to her deck.
Official United States Navy photograph of the grounding of the USS Tucumcari 11-16-1972. Front/port view.

Named after Tucumcari, New Mexico, it was the basis for the technology used in the subsequent Pegasus-class patrol boats and the Jetfoil ferries.

USS Pegasus (PHM-1)

Two of the three s that were built; (left) and (March 1912)

USS Pegasus (PHM-1) was the lead ship of her class of hydrofoils operated by the United States Navy.

USS Taurus (PHM-3)

Taurus makes a high-speed turn
A sailor aboard the patrol combatant missile hydrofoil USS Taurus (PHM 3) stands beside an M60 machine gun as he keeps an eye on a small craft that was stopped after being spotted unusually far from shore

USS Taurus (PHM-3) was the third ship of her class of hydrofoils operated by the United States Navy.

USS Aquila (PHM-4)

All six members of the Pegasus class of armed hydrofoils.

The second USS Aquila (PHM-4) was the fourth ship of her class of hydrofoils operated by the United States Navy.

USS Aries (PHM-5)

All six members of the Pegasus class of armed hydrofoils.

USS Aries (PHM-5) was the fifth ship of her class of hydrofoils operated by the United States Navy.

USS Hercules (PHM-2)

United States Navy hydrofoil patrol vessel operated from 1982 to 1993.

Emblem of the United States Navy

Pegasus class vessels were designed for high speed and mobility and carried a powerful armament for their size.

USS Gemini (PHM-6)

All six members of the Pegasus class of armed hydrofoils.

USS Gemini (PHM-6) was the final ship of her class of hydrofoils operated by the U.S. Navy.