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Free engineering tools, references and news for structural and stress engineers. Almost everything here is free to use and download. 

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  • free engineering software, spreadsheets and programs 
  • references to books for stress analysis, fatigue, dynamics, etc. 
  • reports, requirements and manuals for free download or consulting 
  • free software download on the toolkit
  • links to material data, technical reports, unit conversions, etc 
  • news for engineering professionals, videos and more

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From Aviation Week & Space Technology
October 12th
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October 12th
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October 11th
With two new aircraft carriers in the works and only 48 F-35B Joint Strike Fighters in the budget, the Royal Navy is talking to the U.S. Marine Corps about joint JSF operations. On the cover, the f...
October 11th
How Frontier Airlines engineered its turnaround is our cover story. Frontier Airlines photo. Also this week: a special report on Israel’s space activities, Bombardier’s struggles with t...
October 9th
NORTHROP GRUMMAN completed spacecraft-structure manufacturing for NASA’s read more
October 9th
John Honeycutt, a veteran engineer at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, will succeed read more
From FlightGlobal
October 8th
Irish regional carrier CityJet is close to finalising an order for 15 Sukhoi Superjets to replace BAE Systems Avro RJ85s, sources familiar with the matter have indicated.
October 7th
Airbus has formally handed over a first A350 to the widebody twinjet type's first European operator, Finnair.
October 1st
Emirates will not choose between the Airbus A350-900 or the Boeing 787-10 until next year, chief executive Tim Clark has confirmed quashing speculation that the Dubai air show might bring a high-profile order for one of the midsize widebodies from the loc...
September 30th
Flightglobal s Ascend Aviation Exchange indicates that a total of 340 787 deal structures have taken place since the beginning of this widebody programme. The majority of finance deals were completed via a loan, finance or refinancing structure, making up...
September 28th
Cathay Pacific has taken delivery of its 70th Boeing 777 aircraft, making it the largest Asian operator of the widebody type.
September 22nd
Flightglobal has launched its brand-new online data platform Fleets Analyzer, the most comprehensive and authoritative source of aircraft fleet data for manufacturers, suppliers and MRO providers.



  • Two new links on the LINKS page, to AeroStudents and to Engineers Edge add more reference material and on line calculators of a broad range of engineering topics.

  • Free program for digitizing curves - CurveSnap, added to Programs page and link to on line curve digitizing site

  • Spreadsheet  on Spreadsheets page for extracting SPC loads from NASTRAN f06 output file

  • Link to MIL SPECS and more specifications, handbooks, on EverySpec  at LINKS page

  • New spreadsheets: stress-strain curve for non linear stress analysis and Neuber Plasticity correction using Ramberg&Osgood material curve added to the Spreadsheets page

  • Link to all regulations and specifications, from EASA, on the Regulations - Aircraft page  

  • New page:  CAD Programs with links for download, free, CAD Programs for 2D and 3D

  • New page:  Compilers with links for download, free, compilers for the most used programs for engineering and research.

  • New link on Links page to NASA site with NASA and NACA Technical reports for downloading.



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Brazilian KC 390 First Flight - 2015/02/03

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