Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology: Volume 91 Issue 6


An International Journal

Table of contents - Special Issue: 13th READ conference & 14th EWADE workshop

Guest Editors: Tomasz Goetzendorf-Grabowski

The approximation method in the problem on a flow of viscous fluid around a thin plate

Yanina Berdnik, Alexey Beskopylny

The paper aims to obtain an effective solution to the problem on a flow of viscous fluid around a thin plate using a new approximation method based on the exact Navier–Stokes…

Stress, strain and displacement analysis of geodetic and conventional fuselage structure for future passenger aircraft

Zdobyslaw Jan Goraj, Mariusz Kowalski, Bartlomiej Goliszek

This paper aims to present the results of calculations that checked how the longerons and frames arrangement affects the stiffness of a conventional structure. The paper focuses…

A review of the analytical methods used for seaplanes’ performance prediction

Jafar Masri, Laurent Dala, Benoit Huard

This paper aims to investigate the different analytical methods used to predict the performance of seaplanes to define the weaknesses in each method and be able to extend the…

Magna-Lok rivet joint and the stiffness-equivalent FE model

Jakub Šedek, Roman Růžek

The purpose of this paper is to present a methodology for the determination of the stiffness when using simplified substitutive model of the joint. The usage of detailed finite…

Stability analysis of the experimental airplane powered by a pulsejet engine

Katarzyna Pobikrowska, Tomasz Goetzendorf-Grabowski

This paper aims to present stability analysis of a small pulsejet-powered airplane. This analysis is a part of a student project dedicated to designing an airplane to test valved…

Enhancements in conceptual electric aircraft design

Jacek Mieloszyk, Andrzej Tarnowski

This paper aims to describe the enhancement of the numerical method for conceptual phase of electric aircraft design.

Establishment of the Swedish Aeronautical Research Center (SARC)

Ingo Staack

This paper aims to present the newly founded Swedish Aeronautical Research Center (SARC), based on the triple helix theory, to foster the seamless Swedish aerospace research…

FDM 3D printing method utility assessment in small RC aircraft design

Igor Skawiński, Tomasz Goetzendorf-Grabowski

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the possibility of manufacturing fused deposition modelling (FDM) 3D printed structures such as wings or fuselages for small remote…

Identification of a degradation of aerodynamic characteristics of a paraglider due to its flexibility from flight test

Robert Kulhánek

Aerodynamics of paragliders is very complicated aeroelastic phenomena. The purpose of this work is to quantify the amount of aerodynamic drag related to the flexible nature of a…

An automatic system for a helicopter autopilot performance evaluation

Antoni Kopyt, Sebastian Topczewski, Marcin Zugaj, Przemyslaw Bibik

The purpose of this paper is to elaborate and develop an automatic system for automatic flight control system (AFCS) performance evaluation. Consequently, the developed AFCS…

Conceptual design of an aircraft for Mars mission

Agnieszka Kwiek

The purpose of this paper is to present the results of a conceptual design of Martian aircraft. This study focuses on the aerodynamic and longitudinal dynamic stability analysis…

Fast high fidelity CFD/CSM fluid structure interaction using RBF mesh morphing and modal superposition method

Corrado Groth, Ubaldo Cella, Emiliano Costa, Marco Evangelos Biancolini

This paper aims to present a fast and effective approach to tackle complex fluid structure interaction problems that are relevant for the aeronautical design.

Multidisciplinary wing design of a light long endurance UAV

Wojciech Grendysa

The purpose of this paper is finding the optimal geometric parameters and developing of a method for optimizing a light unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) wing, maximizing, at the same…

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