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Studies of Light-Twin Wing-Body Interference
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published February 01, 1983 by SAE International in United States
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The results of an analytical study of aerodynamic interference effects for a light twin aircraft are presented. The data presented concentrates on the influence of a wing on a body (the fuselage). Wind tunnel comparisons of three fillets are included, with corresponding computational analysis. Results indicate that potential flow analysis is useful to guide the design of intersection fairings, but experimental tuning is still required. While the study specifically addresses a light twin aircraft, the methods are applicable to a wide variety of aircraft.
CitationThomson, W. and Wentz, W., "Studies of Light-Twin Wing-Body Interference," SAE Technical Paper 830709, 1983, https://doi.org/10.4271/830709.
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