28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-2.7.2
NUMERICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS OF A REPRESENTATIVE ADF HELICOPTER FUSELAGE
D. Brunello, G. Clarke, R. Reddy
Keywords: helicopter fuselage, cfd, aerodynamics, wind tunnel
Helicopter fuselage aerodynamic characteristics are an integral part of the flight dynamic and slung load modelling conducted at the Defence Science Technology Organisation (DSTO). This study compares the findings of numerical and experimental investigations into the aerodynamic characteristics of a representative Australian Defence Force (ADF) helicopter fuselage.
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