Structural Sizing for Optionally Piloted PAV Preliminary Design

유무인 겸용 개인항공기(OPPAV) 개념설계를 위한 구조물 사이징

  • 김성준 (한국항공우주연구원 항공기술연구부) ;
  • 이승규 (한국항공우주연구원 항공기술연구부)
  • Received : 2020.01.03
  • Accepted : 2020.03.04
  • Published : 2020.03.31


Personal air vehicle (PAV) is considered by aviation engineers as a solution to provide fast urban mobility. The purpose of designing a optionally piloted PAV (OPPAV) is to provide an individual air vehicle. The airframe structure is designed with high strength carbon fiber composite to reduce the aircraft weight. This paper presents an overview of sizing process for OPPAV at the conceptual design level. It consists of load analysis, structural sizing and development of efficient design allowable values for composite material. The weight is estimated based on sizing process, including strength and stiffness requirements. The objective of this study is to present a overview of structural sizing procedure and fast tool for preliminary design phases.


Grant : 유무인겸용 분산추진 수직이착륙 1인승급 비행시제기 시스템 개발

Supported by : 산업통상자원부


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