Aeroelasticity of Flexible Aircraft

Experimental Aeroelasticity of Flexible Aircraft

X-HALE Flying
X-HALE Onboard

Flexible Aircraft Modeling for Aeroelastic Analysis and Simulation

CRiso Research project
  • Project: Geometrically Nonlinear Effects and Dynamic Aeroelasticity in Multidisciplinary Design Optimization
  • Sponsor: Airbus-Michigan Center for Aero-Servo-Elasticity of Very Flexible Aircraft (CASE-VFA)
  • Researcher(s): Cristina Riso
Output ROM CFD
  • Project: Output-Based CFD Model Reduction with Error Estimation
  • Sponsor: Airbus-Michigan Center for Aero-Servo-Elasticity of Very Flexible Aircraft (CASE-VFA)
  • Researcher(s): Qingzhao Wang
Benchmark FSI
Transport Aircraft Model - 13.5 Wing Aspect Ratio
Transport Aircraft Model – 13.5 Wing Aspect Ratio
Bottom up approach
  • Project: Modeling Flight Dynamics of Flexible Aircraft and Control Design
  • Sponsor: Airbus-Michigan Center for Aero-Servo-Elasticity of Very Flexible Aircraft (CASE-VFA)
  • Researcher(s): Guillaume Dematté
Structural beam model and correspondent aerodynamic panel model of a flexible wing.
uCRM 13.5 wing model deformed in flight, calculated with ROM techniques.
uCRM 13.5 wing model deformed in flight, calculated with ROM techniques.

Control Development for Very Flexible Aircraft

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  • Project: Control and Model Order Reduction for Very Flexible Aircraft
  • Sponsor: Airbus-Michigan Center for Aero-Servo-Elasticity of Very Flexible Aircraft (CASE-VFA)
  • Researcher(s): Maxime Feingesicht
research profile figure
  • Project: Nonlinear Control Development for Maneuver and Gust Load Alleviation for Very Flexible Aircraft
  • Sponsor: Airbus-Michigan Center for Aero-Servo-Elasticity of Very Flexible Aircraft (CASE-VFA)
  • Researcher(s): Mateus de Freitas Virgílio Pereira
Top Bottom ROM miniature
  • Project: Top-to-Bottom Model Reduction for Control Design
  • Sponsor: Airbus-Michigan Center for Aero-Servo-Elasticity of Very Flexible Aircraft (CASE-VFA)
  • Researcher(s): Manuel Lanchares Prieto

Past Projects


Aerolastic Tailoring for Flexible Aircraft

Transport Aircraft Model - 13.5 Wing Aspect Ratio
Transport Aircraft Model – 13.5 Wing Aspect Ratio
Sail

Experimental Aeroelasticity of Flexible Aircraft

X-HALE
X-HALE
XHALE

Computational Aeroelasticity of Flexible Aircraft

VLM model of the X-HALE
"SUGAR High" Model Representation in UM/NAST
Static deflection of cantilevered wing

Gust Load Alleviation

Wing steady state lift

Flapping Wing MAVs

Flapping Wing MAVs