CFD Investigation of a Propulsive Unit Effect on Airship Aerodynamics

Aviation technics and technology


Le Q. D., Semenchikov N. V.*, Tran Q. D.**, Yakovlevsky O. V.

Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University), 4, Volokolamskoe shosse, Moscow, А-80, GSP-3, 125993, Russia



The results of CFD investigation of flow and force and moment characteristics of an airship with propulsive units are presented. Effects of angle of attack, angle of side-slip, propeller revolution number and flow velocity on aerodynamic force and moment coefficients are studied.


airship, propulsive unit, aerodynamic characteristics

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