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Barnaby Wainfan

Barnaby Wainfan
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Barnaby Wainfan is a principal aerodynamics engineer for Northrop Grumman’s Advanced Design organization. A private pilot with single engine and glider ratings, Barnaby has been involved in the design of unconventional airplanes including canards, joined wings, flying wings and some too strange to fall into any known category.

Design Process: Landing Gear, Part 2

As we started to discuss last month, the landing gear is a major component of the airplane that affects the design in significant ways....

Design Process: Landing Gear

It’s time to turn our attention to a major component of the airplane—the landing gear.

Wind Tunnel

Design process-CG limits and tail size, part 2.

Wind Tunnel

Design process-tail volume. By Barnaby Wainfan.

Wind Tunnel

Design process-CG limits and tail size.

Wind Tunnel

Design process-CG loading, part 2.

Wind Tunnel

Design process-CG loading.

Wind Tunnel

Design process: balance, part 3.

Wind Tunnel

Design Process-balance, part 2.

Wind Tunnel

Design process: balance.

In Case You Missed it

Maintenance Matters

Cables and pulleys.

Around the Patch

Its unclear what will constitute the standard fuel for General Aviation once leaded fuel is phased out by the EPA. But what is clear is that the stakeholders need to become informed and voice their opinions to the decision-makers. By Editor-in-Chief Marc Cook.

Letters

Overpowering Sentiment (Best Letter) I agree that the folks at...

Kit Stuff