Numerical Investigation of the Influence of Pressure Belts on the Stall of a Transport Aircraft in Landing Configuration

  • David RohlmannEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design book series (NNFM, volume 131)


Within the German national research project HINVA (High-lift INflight VAlidation) the prediction of maximum lift of realistic transport aircraft configurations shall be improved. This is achieved by a close link of flight tests, cryogenic wind tunnel tests and numerical simulations. Within the HINVA flight test campaign in 2012 several so called pressure belts were installed on one wing of the Airbus A320 used for the flight tests to measure surface pressure data on the wing for the complete polar up to \(C_{Lmax}\). To investigate the influence of these belts on the measured data, a numerical investigation was performed. This paper will show the results of these investigations by a comparison of simulations with and without pressure belts.


Pressure Distribution AIAA Paper Maximum Lift Wind Tunnel Model Transport Aircraft 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DLR, Institute of Aerodynamics and Flow TechnologyBraunschweigGermany

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