HOW FLIES THE ALBATROSS         J. Philip Barnes        PELICAN AERO GROUP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact the Author

Phil@HowFliesTheAlbatross.com

 

 

 

 

 

Dynamic Soaring Theory

Energy from an Atmosphere in Motion, 1 of 2

 

Dynamic Soaring Simulation (XP)

Vista/Windows 7+: 1st Install Microsoft utility

 

All files are safe   - Phil Barnes

 

Regenerative Electric Flight

Energy from an Atmosphere in Motion, 2 of 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Configuration Aerodynamics

Excerpt: Wright Brothers Study

 

 

Practical Parametric Geometry

for Aircraft Design: EXCEL/VB & Blender/Python

 

Learning From the Birds

Cal Poly Pomona 2014 Outstanding AeroEngr. Alum

 

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/

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

    Keplerian Orbits Non-dimensionalized  Trip to the Moon

 

 

Airfoil Design and Synthesis

 With Vortex Panels and the Cubic Spline