28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-1.10.2
INVESTIGATION OF A STRUT-BRACED WING CONFIGURATION FOR FUTURE COMMERCIAL TRANSPORT
G. Carrier, O. Atinault, S. Dequand, J. -L. Hantrais-Gervois, C. Liauzun, P. Paluch, A. -M. Rodde, C. Toussaint
Keywords: strut-braced wing, laminar, aerodynamics, structures
In 2010, ONERA has launched an internal reaserach project, ALBATROS, intended to investigate the potential advantages of strut-braced wing configuration for future commercial transport. This project involves detailed studies of the aerodynamics and structures of such aircraft configuration. It also includes multi-disciplinary optimisation activities.
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