Online the ACHEON Newsletter N°1

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The newsletter highlights the interim research results achieved and the latest papers published by the ACHEON Consortium during the first nine months of the project activities. It also reports about the main scientific and technological events and fora where is possible to meet the Consortium Members in order to discuss the actions necessary to move from […]

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Preliminary CFD analysis and Technology Evaluation Accomplished

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The Acheon Consortium released the deliverables about the preliminary CFD analysis (UNiMORE & UBI) and the Technology Evaluation (UoL). The deliverable are available for third parties upon written request.   Velocity contours for Vav = 35m-s showing the different angle for different velocity ratio   Bookmark It Hide Sites

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ACHEON at SAE Aerotech in Montreal

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The ACHEON Consortium will be presenting scientific communications in the ‘Unmanned Aerial Vehicles’ session at the SAE Aerotech 2013 in Montréal, Canada. The congress theme 2013 is ‘Aviation Leadership for a Sustainable Future’. At SAE thousands of the world’s top aerospace professionals gather at the SAE AeroTech Congress & Exhibition – the essential aerospace event […]

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Study of Design Parameters of the Coanda Flow for V/STOL through CFD

The UNIMORE Ermete reserach group submitted for publication a paper to the  Journal of Propulsion and Power. The paper on  “Study of Design Parameters of the Coanda Flow for V/STOL through CFD” has been authored by the researcher M. Subhash, M.Trancossi, A. Dumas. The paper is the result of the preliminary investigations carried out in the frame […]

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AirTn Forum: ENABLING AND PROMISING TECHNOLOGIES FOR ACHIEVING THE GOALS OF EUROPE’S VISION FLIGHTPATH 2050

On 26-27 September 2013, the Forum: “Enabling and promising technologies for achieving the goals of Europe’s Vision Flightpath 2050″ will take place at the Cranfield Univerisity Campus. The objectives of the Forum organized by Air-TN are: To further disseminate the new Vision for Air Transport Syme (ATS) set in Flightpath 2050 with a special focus […]

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PROMO-AIR – Promoting Aeronautics Innovation and Research

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According to the major European Industries the European Aeronautics community has a shortage of high quality engineers. Promo-Air is an FP7 Project aiming at raising the interest of young Europeans towards scientific and technical studies in the field of Aeronautics and Air Transport The consortium is raising interest of teenagers in aeronautics-related studies through improving […]

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A review of the Thrust Vectoring in Support of a VTOL non-moving mechanical propulsion system

The advantages associated to Vertical Short-Take-Off and Landing (VSTOL) have been demonstrated since the early days of aviation, with the initial technology being based on airship and later on helicopters. Its operational advantages are enormous, being it in the field of military, humanitarian and rescue operations, or even in general aviation. Helicopters have limits in […]

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VUB presents at ACEX 2013 latest results on CFD modeling of the Coanda based thrust vectoring nozzle

VUB performed a presented at ACEX 2013 the ongoing research work related to  “CFD modeling of the Coanda based thrust vectoring nozzle” paper number ACEX349 (392.1). ACEX is 7th International Conference on Advanced Computational Engineering and Experimenting (ACE-X2013) which was held in Madrid, Spain from 01-04 July, 2013. VUB expects to show further progress of the work […]

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UBI released the first ACHEON scientific poster

UBI released a scientific poster illustrating the ACHEON project and its objectives aimed at demonstrating the scientific feasibility of a Coanda-based thrust vectoring technology with no mechanical moving parts. Donwload the poster ACHEON_Poster_2_A0 Bookmark It Hide Sites

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NIMBUS develops innovative UAV configuration for the ACHEON Experiments

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On 17th to the 23rd of June 2013, Nimbus launched in Le Bourget a new model of fixed-wing in the mini UAV segment to integrate ACHEON concept in the field of unmanned aircrafts. Further developments are under study and object of patent: this project will make it possible to fly with no moving parts and […]

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