SHEFEX — A First Aerodynamic Post-flight Analysis
The given paper summarises the status of the post-flight analysis of the SHarp Edge Flight EXperiment (SHEFEX). It focuses on the comparison of numerical and experimental surface pressures as well as the assessment of the free stream vector applying the flight mechanic description of the Digital Miniature Attitude Reference System (DMARS) platform. The results point out that the extraction of angles of attack and sideslip is much more demanding than expected.
KeywordsMach Number Roll Angle Sideslip Angle Mechanic Description Thermal Protection System
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