Aerodynamics

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Lift Reserve Indicator for FAA-certified aircraft

Article | Mar 05, 2014

The FAA has approved the BendixKing KLR 10, meant to enhance safety by warning pilots of high angles of attack.

Testing slow flight limits

Article | Feb 21, 2014

A research effort under way in Europe aims to make airlines slower, at least on approach and landing.

Gulfstream jet to test wing ‘morphing’

Article | Jan 16, 2014

Wing “morphing” may be emerging as an alternative approach that would replace jointed control surfaces on aircraft with seamless, deformable surfaces.

High-altitude aerodynamics

Pilot Magazine | Oct 01, 2013

In its simplest form, the aerodynamics surrounding an airfoil’s ability to generate lift rests on one simple concept—never exceed the critical angle of attack.

German engineers smash bugs in bid to save jet fuel

Article | Aug 12, 2013

German aerospace engineers are hunting bugs in hope of one day saving fuel.

Lam Aviation announces demonstrated performance gains

Article | Jul 01, 2013

A new aileron design trims wing size and boosts performance in every category, Lam Aviation announced June 25.

FYI/J4F

AV8RS | Feb 01, 2013

Test your knowledge on aerodynamics, physics, and how to balance lift, drag, and engine fuel efficiency so that they all work together with this cool game from the GE Show.