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Development of Aircraft Mission Performance Analysis Program

  • Received : 2012.03.27
  • Accepted : 2013.06.19
  • Published : 2013.06.30

Abstract

A general purpose aircraft mission performance analysis program has been developed. The program can be used in design mode or in analysis mode. Fuel weight for a given mission profile can be estimated when the design mode is chosen, while mission time or mission range for a given fuel can be estimated when the analysis mode is chosen. The mission analysis program is written with JAVA and includes GUI(Graphic User Interface) for users' conveniences. With a proper combination of databases for propulsion, aerodynamics and weight, the program can be configured to compute the performance of any type of aircraft. The program is validated by comparing its results with the results of a well known performance analysis program by ADD(Agency for Defense Development).

Keywords

Aircraft;Mission Profile;Mission Performance

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