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TsAGI Science Journal

ISSN Print: 1948-2590
ISSN Online: 1948-2604

TsAGI Science Journal

DOI: 10.1615/TsAGISciJ.2017019282
pages 475-481

THE MATTER OF CHOICE OF ASPECT RATIO FOR LIFTING SURFACES OF MICRO AIR VEHICLES

T. Yu. Kamyshova
Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI), 1 Zhukovsky Str., Zhukovsky, Moscow Region, 140180, Russia
Aleksandr Vyacheslavovich Kornushenko
Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI), 1 Zhukovsky Str., Zhukovsky, Moscow Region, 140180, Russia
Oleg Valentinovich Kudryavtsev
Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI), 1 Zhukovsky Str., Zhukovsky, Moscow Region, 140180, Russia

ABSTRACT

The presence of an optimal aspect ratio in terms of lift-to-drag ratio maximization has been established at a fixed area of rectangular wings of low-sized air vehicles at relatively low Reynolds numbers (Re =104–105).