28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-10.6.1
SWISS / FINNISH COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS SIMULATION ON THE F/A-18
M. Guillaume, A. Gehri*, P. Stephani*, J. Vos**, T. Siikonen***, E. Salminen***, G. Mandanis****
RUAG Aviation & ZHAW, Switzerland; *RUAG Aviation, Switzerland; **CFS Engineering, Switzerland; ***Finflo Ltd., Finland; ****M&M GmbH Mandanis, Switzerland
Keywords: computational fluid dynamics, simulation, foads
Swiss/Finland decided to invest in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulation tools to study and analyze the flow over the F/A-18. The main objective of this research is to provide steady and unsteady loads for engineering investigation in supplement to very expensive flight test program.
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