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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.

Wind Tunnel

Gyroplanes, part 3.

Wind Tunnel

Gyroplanes, part 2.

Wind Tunnel

Gyroplanes.

Wind Tunnel

Flying Flea, part 3.

Wind Tunnel

More Flying Fleas.

Wind Tunnel

The Flying Flea.

Wind Tunnel

Trike masts.

Wind Tunnel

More about trikes.

Wind Tunnel

Trikes.

Wind Tunnel

Pitch non-linearities.

In Case You Missed it

To Launch a Light Sport

Its 90% done with 90% to go! Bob Fritz has a flyable airplane and a semi-long list of things still left to do to improve it.

Light Stuff

Roy Beisswenger reports from Beach Blast 2011, the third annual PPG beach fly-in held each May at Panama City Beach, Florida.

What’s New

Beyerdynamic introduces the HS 800 Aviation Headset, Zenith Aircrafts Zodiac CH 650 meets FAAs 51% rule, and Jeppesen NavData is now available for MGL Avionics systems.

Avionics at AirVenture 2019

A bit of innovation and some surprises.