28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-1.3.1
DESIGN METHODS FOR AN UNCONVENTIONAL SPLIT WING AIRCRAFT CONFIGURATION
B. Kaushik, W. A. J. Anemaat
Keywords: split wing, z wing, unconventional aircraft design
This paper discusses the design of an unconventional split wing aircraft. Benefits are: 1. Weight savings 2. Savings in drag resulting in better speed and range characteristics. This paper will discuss the methods to analyze split wings from an aerodynamic, stability and control and weight prediction point of view.
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