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MIT D-8 Concept


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Uploaded by: Mark Moore
File size: 51 kilobytes
VSP Version: 2.X
License: Public Domain

File ID# 66
Manufacuter MIT
Model D8
Units Feet
Description The D8 concept was developed by MIT/Aurora as part of the NASA Subsonic Fixed Wing N+3 Transport studies in 2010. This was led by Mark Drela of MIT, and consists of a double bubble (horizontal) fuselage, high aspect ratio wing, dual vertical tails, with engines that utilize the upper fuselage boundary layer ingestion (not currently modeled).
Source Quality

3 - The source material used to create this model was Good. This means good 3-view drawings were used to create the model.

Model Suitability
  • 1 - Build a display model
  • 1 - Cartoon or Pretty Picture
  • 2 - Check internal layout/volume
  • 3 - OML for wetted areas/drag buildup
  • 3 - Structures
  • 3 - Weight and balance
  • 5 - Accurate OML for detailed aerodynamic analysis or CFD
Tags airplane , transport , gear

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