28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-1.2.1
D-SEND PROJECT FOR LOW SONIC BOOM DESIGN TECHNOLOGY
M. Honda, K. Yoshida
Keywords: supersonic, sonic boom, balloon, drop test, esrange
The project aims at verifying JAXA’s boom measurement method and low boom design concept by balloon drop test. An experimental airplane(1000kg), which has a shaped boom signature, is designed. In 2011, the drop tests with axisymmetric bodies were conducted. The project details and test results are discussed.
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