Drag Analysis of a Supersonic Fighter Aircraft

Akgün, Osman
Golcuk, Ali İhsan
Kurtuluş, Dilek Funda
Kaynak, Ünver
For aircraft design, drag optimization is very important for having better flight performance and less fuel consumption. In this study, drag effects of fuselage, wing and tail section are separately analyzed using a generic F-16 fighter aircraft model in ANSYS Fluent CFD tool with polyhedral mesh. Pressure drag and viscous drag effects are shown on different section of the aircraft as fuselage, wing, vertical tail and horizontal tail. Drag values are presented on subsonic, transonic and supersonic flights.
Ninth International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics (ICCFD9)


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Citation Formats
O. Akgün, A. İ. Golcuk, D. F. Kurtuluş, and Ü. Kaynak, “Drag Analysis of a Supersonic Fighter Aircraft,” presented at the Ninth International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics (ICCFD9), Istanbul, TURKEY, 2016, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/79292.