OSTIV Presentations

A Design Study on the Application of a Slotted, Natural-Laminar-Flow Airfoils on an 18-Meter Sailplane

Convention Center Ballroom C Friday, February 21, 2020 11:00 am - 11:45 am

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The design of an 18-meter sailplane using a set of slotted, natural-laminar-flow (SNLF) airfoils has been computationally analyzed. This is compared to the performance a traditional 18-meter sailplane and shows great promise.