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

 

Aircraft Parametric Geometry: Blender and Python

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Excerpt: Wright Brothers Study

 

 

Regenerative-electric Flight

AIAA Presentation Paper & Charts

 

Future Flight: Learn From the Birds 

Cal Poly Pomona Outstanding Aero Engr. Alum Presentation

 

 

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

 

spline airfoil