Aviation technologies, Vol 1, No 2 (2013)

Research of Sailplane Flight in the Spiral, Using Vortex Lattice Method

Vilius Portapas
Eduardas Lasauskas


The research of sailplane flight in the spiral, using the vortex lattice method is presented. The influence of the airflow around the aerodynamical surfaces on the characteristics of flight in the spiral is analysed. The research is carried out using the software XFLR5.


Article in Lithuanian

Article in: Lithuanian

Article published: 2013-07-22

Keyword(s): angle of attack, glide characteristics, lift coefficient, sailplane, spiral, XFLR5.

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