Aerodynamic optimization of a large PrandtlPlane configuration

Lorenzo Cappelli, Giulio Costa, Vittorio Cipolla, Aldo Frediani, Fabrizio Oliviero, Emanuele Rizzo

Abstract


The purpose of this paper is to present design procedures and tools for the aerodynamic optimization of a large freighter aircraft with a PrandtlPlane configuration. Suitable optimization tools have been developed and are shortly described in the paper; sensitivity analyses for high speed flight conditions have been performed, and, also, low speed performances are evaluated to provide a complete preliminary design of the PrandtlPlane freighter.

Keywords


PrandtPlane; Optimization; Freighter

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.19249/ams.v95i3.283

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