Configuring Military Aircraft – Shaping and Laying Out

This extended section of the book can be found on the Web at www. cambridge .org/Kundu and gives a brief overview of today’s military aircraft shapes and their layout arrangements, as shown in the following charts and figures.

Figure 6.15. Falcon F16 fuselage cross-section and layout Figure 6.16. Flight deck (cockpit) layout – military aircraft Figure 6.17. USAF F18 details showing internal structural layout and armament load

Chart 6.2. Phase I, conceptual study: methodology to freezing military aircraft configuration

6.7 Worked-Out Example – Configuring Military Advanced Jet Trainer

This extended section of the book can be found on the Web at www. cambridge .org/Kundu and presents details of worked-out examples of the Advanced Jet

Trainer (AJT). The section is divided into subsections, with a step-by-step discus­sion of workflow. Associated figures and table are listed.

6.12.1 Use of Statistics in the Class of Military Trainer Aircraft

This extended subsection, on the Web at www. cambridge. org/Kundu, includes the following figures.

Figure 6.18. Military trainer aircraft – MTOM

Figure 6.19. Military trainer aircraft wing area and engine size

6.12.2 Worked-Out Example – Advanced Jet Trainer Aircraft (AJT) – Fuselage

This extended subsection, on the Web at www. cambridge. org/Kundu, includes the following figures and table.

Figure 6.20. AJT fuselage layout Figure 6.21. AJT and its CAS variant Table 6.3. Flap setting versus CLmax

6.12.3 Miscellaneous Considerations – Military Design

This subsection, on the Web at www. cambridge. org/Kundu, describes intake, exhaust, and CG position of the AJT.

6.8 Variant CAS Design

This extended section of the book can be found on the Web at www. cambridge .org/Kundu and develops presents details of a worked-out example of a VAS vari­ant of the Advanced Jet Trainer. The section is divided into subsections, each with a step-by-step discussion of workflow, as shown below by their titles. Associated figures are listed.

6.13.1 Summary of the Worked-Out Military Aircraft Preliminary Details

This subsection, on the Web at www. cambridge. org/Kundu, summarizes in tabu­lated form the AJT and the CAS variant configurations and some resulting geomet­ric and weights details.

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