25th Congress of International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 3 - 8 September 2006, Hamburg, Germany
Paper ICAS 2006-P2.8
AERODYNAMIC STUDY OF A BLENDED WING BODY; COMPARISON WITH A CONVENTIONAL TRANSPORT AIRPLANE
L. A. Moreno, R. S. Palma, L. P. Pascual
Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
Keywords: blended wing body, BWB, aerodynamics design
The objective of this research is to assess the aerodynamic feasibility and operational efficiency of a great size, blended wing body layout. The conceptual aerodynamic design process of a 700-1200 seat BWB has been done, completed with a comparison of performance and operational issues with last generation aircraft.
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