HOW FLIES THE ALBATROSS J. Philip Barnes PELICAN AERO GROUP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact the Author

Phil@HowFliesTheAlbatross.com

 

 

 

 

 

Dynamic Soaring Theory

+Photos, Antarctica /So. Georgia

 

 

Dynamic Soaring Simulation (XP)

Vista/Windows 7+: 1st Install Microsoft utility

 

albatross screenshot

All files are safe - Phil Barnes

 

Regenerative Electric Flight

Can We Land With a Full Charge?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Configuration Aerodynamics

Excerpt: Wright Brothers Study

 

 

Excel in Engineering

Aircraft Parametric Geometry

 

Airfoil Design and Synthesis

With Vortex Panels and the Cubic Spline

 

spline airfoil

 

 

German Jets

Aerodynamic and Artistic Study

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trigons, Normals, & Quadragons

Computer Graphics Review and Renew

 

 

The Elliptical Wing

In or Out of Ground Effect

 

Technical Papers

by J. Philip Barnes

Airfoil Geom. Math Model: papers.sae.org/961317/

2D/3D Wings & Winglets: Papers.sae.org/975559/

Propeller Geom/Aero: Papers.sae.org/1999-01-1581/

Albatross Dyn. Soaring: Papers.sae.org/2004-01-3088/

Flight Without Fuel: papers.sae.org/2006-01-2422/

AGMA 97FTM11 Gear geometry, mesh loss, & windage/

Keplerian Orbits Non-dimensionalized Trip to the Moon

 

 

2014 Calendar: Western Birds

Rotating Exhibit, Photos by JPB, Public Domain