Design story: TransCruiser

The Transonic Cruiser is a prototype proposed by SAAB, an innovative civil transport expected to cruise at Mach 0.97. This design exercise was a successful example for CEASIOM virtual aircraft design.

The exercise was carried by the joined efforts from all the partners of SimSAC FP6 Project.

  1. Mission profile proposed by industry (SAAB) mission
  2. Initial layout & sizing
  3. mission2 Initial analysis by CEASIOM (T-tail fluttered)aeroelasicity
  4. Revised layout tcr_evolvtion
  5. CFD analysisrans
  6. Aero-data fusion and flight simulationcokrigingCmexpflightsim
  7. Stick fixed control and augmented stabilitycontrolsason