28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-1.3.2
MODULAR AEROPLANE SYSTEM. A CONCEPT AND INITIAL INVESTIGATION
M. Figat, C. Galinski, A. Kwiek
Warsaw Univ. of Technology, Poland
Keywords: coupled vehicles, aieroplane design, highly maneuverable aeroplane, supersonic aeroplane, space tourism
Paper presents results of an initial investigation on the modular aeroplane system, consisting of the flying wing carrier and delta wing carried aeroplane, which wing works as a horizontal stabilizer of the system. Presented results are related to the system performance, interference between components and to isolated high speed component.
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