Jimenez Garcia, Antonio; Barakos, George N.; Gates, S.;
Publisher: Royal Aeronautical Society
This paper presents performance analyses of the model-scale ERICA and TILTAERO tiltrotors and of the full-scale XV-15 rotor with high-fidelity computational fluids dynamics. For the ERICA tiltrotor, the overall effect of the blades on the fuselage was well captured, as ... View more
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