Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology: Volume 90 Issue 4


An International Journal

Table of contents - Special Issue: Research, Education & Collaboration in Aircraft Design - Part 2

Guest Editors: Tomasz Goetzendorf-Grabowski

Wind tunnel tests of the inverted joined wing and a comparison with CFD results

Cezary Galinski, Grzegorz Krysztofiak, Marek Miller, Pawel Ruchala, Marek Kalski, Mateusz Lis, Adam Dziubinski, Krzysztof Bogdanski, Lukasz Stefanek, Jaroslaw Hajduk

The purpose of this paper is to present the methodology and approach adapted to conduct a wind tunnel experiment on the inverted joined-wing airplane flying model together with…

Review of current research trends in bird strike and hail impact simulations on wing leading edge

Zdobyslaw Jan Goraj, Kamila Kustron

Bird strike and hail impact resistances are considered in relation to the fulfilment of airworthiness/crashworthiness regulations as specified by appropriate aviation authorities…

Benchmarking New CEASIOM with CPACS adoption for aerodynamic analysis and flight simulation

Aidan Jungo, Mengmeng Zhang, Jan B. Vos, Arthur Rizzi

The purpose of this paper is to present the status of the on-going development of the new computerized environment for aircraft synthesis and integrated optimization methods…


Advanced aircraft performance analysis

Marc Immer, Philipp Georg Juretzko

The preliminary aircraft design process comprises multiple disciplines. During performance analysis, parameters of the design mission have to be optimized. Mission performance…

Preliminary reliability and safety assessment methodology for trans-atmospheric transportation systems

Roberta Fusaro, Nicole Viola

This paper aims to propose a methodology for a safety and reliability assessment for the conceptual and preliminary design of very complex and disrupting innovative systems like…

Vertical tail FEA with a CAD/CAE based multidisciplinary process

Péter Deák

The purpose of this paper is to make an analytical comparison of two vertical tail models from a structural point of view.

From statistics, through new requirements to mathematical modelling of SAT aircraft safety

Bartosz Dziugiel, Zdobyslaw Jan Goraj

The purpose of this study is to investigate the influence of the technical and operational specifications of the Small Aircraft Transport System (SAT/SATS) to the achieved safety…

Experimental investigations into parachute rescue systems

Miroslaw Rodzewicz, Dominik Glowacki, Tomasz Szczepanik, Jaroslaw Hajduk

The purpose of this paper is to describe the results of investigations of parachute rescue systems (PRS) for light gyrocopters.

Design of composite landing gear for an LSA airplane

Jakub Cejpek

The purpose of this paper is to introduce a software tool under development by the author. Based on industry demands, a software tool is developed to fill the gap between…

Active suppression of freeplay aeroelastic vibrations of ailerons by robust control methods with incomplete measurements

Franciszek Dul

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the active suppression of the nonlinear aeroelastic vibrations of ailerons caused by freeplay by robust H and linear quadratic Gauss (LQG…

Structural dynamics of a gyrocopter: numerical approach in some emergency cases

Adam Dacko, Pawel Borkowski, Lukasz Pawel Lindstedt, Cezary Rzymkowski, Miroslaw Rodzewicz

This paper aims to present the assumptions, analysis and sample results of numerical modeling and analysis of dynamic events encountered in emergency cases during deployment of…

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