Aerial Maneuvers: XFlow accurately predicts the effects of flight manoeuvers like pitch capture or dutch roll. These are normally difficult to capture reliably with traditional CFD, necessitating significant additional development costs for wind tunnel and flight testing. Shown is an XFlow CFD simulation of the airflow during a Cobra maneuver performed by a Sukhoi SU-37.
Moving Parts: XFlow's ability to solve problems involving moving parts with ease allows the analysis of varying conditions like the deployment of the landing gear, stowing flaps, or movement of rotorcraft rotors.
Shown are the movements defined for a rotorcraft blade to be modeled using XFlow CFD.
High Lift Configurations: It is possible to compute the polar of an aircraft from the linear range to the stall region even for take-off or landing configurations. Detailed full aircraft geometries, including moving landing gear and control surfaces, can be analyzed easily due to the flexible discretization approach.
Complex Simulations with Multiple Moving Parts: Shown is an XFlow simulation of an unmanned aerial vehicle landing on a moving aircraft carrier.
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