A new ultralight amphibious PrandtlPlane: preliminary CFD design of the hull

Aldo Frediani, Vittorio Cipolla, Fabrizio Oliviero

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This paper describes the preliminary CFD analyses of a ultralight amphibious PrandtlPlane, performed in order to the define the hull configurations to be studied in a subsequent towing tank test campaign. By taking the Italian regulations on ultralight aircraft into account, the effects of the main design parameters on take-off manoeuvre are studied and two hull configurations are defined. Finally, the achieved results are discussed in order to define the scale factor of towing tank test models.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.19249/ams.v92i3-4.94

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