Monthly Archives: September 2012

Vitsas Modified Transient Peak Ratio Method

For dynamic stability data reduction in flight testing, the traces of various raw data can be used in order to determine the damping ratio and undamped natural frequency of the oscillations. These two parameters are important in consideration of flying … Continue reading

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F-16C – AN/AAQ-13 Navigation Pod FLIR + NVG

Preparing the Falcon 4.0 AF simulator for FLIR display evaluation, the AN/AAQ-13 Navigation Pod FLIR is set up on the F-16C HUD in conjunction with NVGs. In this way, the all weather capability is enhanced by allowing the recognition of … Continue reading

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Visiting National Museum of the USAF – Dayton, Ohio

Our visit to National Museum of the US Air Force turned out to be a unique experience. Having the opportunity to see the historical miracles of aviation (like the experimental XB-70 Valkyrie, X-15 and X-3 Stiletto) from close distance and … Continue reading

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Author’s latest journal publication

A low order flow/acoustics interaction method for the prediction of sound propagation using 3D adaptive hybrid grids Yannis Kallinderis, Panagiotis A. Vitsas, Penelope Menounou Abstract A low-order flow/acoustics interaction method for the prediction of sound propagation and diffraction in unsteady … Continue reading

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