Ground Effect

Ground effect may refer to:

  • Ground effect (aircraft), mostly related to aerodynamic lift
  • Ground effect (cars), an effect that creates downforce, primarily in racing cars
  • Ground effect vehicle, a vehicle which attains level flight near the surface of the Earth due to ground effect
  • Ground effect train, an alternative to a magnetic levitation train, using ground effect in aircraft to prevent the vehicle from making contact with the ground

Famous quotes containing the words ground and/or effect:

    I feel ruefully sure, also, that one must be at least one sort of fool to rush in over ground so well trodden by the angels.
    —J.L. (John Langshaw)

    The courage of a great many men, and the virtue of a great many women, are the effect of vanity, shame, and especially a suitable temperament.
    François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)