BY : CHAM Consultancy Team - E N Jal and D R Glynn British Aerospace Defence Ltd. - C M Milford
FOR : British Aerospace Defence Ltd., Farnborough Aerospace Centre Hampshire, Hants GU14 6YU DATE : 1991 PHOENICS Version : 1.4
The pictures (courtesy of British Aerospace Defence Ltd.) are as follows:
1. FRONT FACING VIEW (showing the propulsion jets) at 3 feet above ground
The impact of these jets on the ground surface creates the upward
central "fountain" jet and radial ground "sheet" jet.
Vector Flowfield : Front Facing View at 3 Feet above ground
2. SIDE FACING VIEW at 3 feet above the ground.
Flowfield : Side Facing View at 3 Feet above ground
3. AUTOPLOT plot file of comparison for predicted induced vertical drag (downforce) with experimental data.
Comparison with measurements
Full information about the PHOENICS calculation can be found in :- The use of PHOENICS in external V/STOL aerodynamics PHOENICS Journal - 1991 Vol. 4, Suppl. 1, pp 43-55
For information about British Aerospace Defence Ltd., write to :-
Mr Peter Curtis British Aerospace Defence Ltd. Tel : 0252 - 373232 Fax : 0252 - 382270