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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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  • references to books for stress analysis, fatigue, dynamics, etc. 
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From Aviation Week & Space Technology
August 27th
Wichita-based Greenwich AeroGroup has sold Aero Precision Industries International, DAC International and NASAM to a fund managed by Odyssey Investment Partners. read more
August 26th
With continuing softness in the light jet market, Bombardier is working to transfer a “limited” number of Learjet 75 production workers here to other open positions at the site. read more
August 25th
Designers looking for fuel savings and emissions reductions beyond those possible with today’s conventional tube-and-wing configurations face additional challenges when the aircraft are smaller, such as regional and business jets. read more
August 25th
Designers attempt to give exceptional capabilities in all areas, including price, but the laws of physics, thermodynamics and aerodynamics do not allow one aircraft to do all missions with equal efficiency. Tradeoffs are a reality of aircraft design. re...
August 25th
The Philippines Civil Aviation Authority has given approval to Jet Aviation to support Falcon 900-series aircraft registered there at the company's maintenance, refurbishment and overhaul facility in Basel, Switzerland. read more
August 24th
View the Leisure and Business Fares: Week of Aug. 15 chart in PDF format. read more
From FlightGlobal
August 19th
Russian flag carrier Aeroflot has committed to acquiring an additional batch of 10 Sukhoi Superjet regional airliners from the leasing arm of state-owned Sberbank.
August 18th
Launch customer All Nippon Airways has taken delivery of its 50th Boeing 787, becoming the first carrier to do so.
August 17th
Cathay Pacific is moving to retire all its Airbus A340-300s by the end of 2017, as it prepares to take A350-900s in quick succession over the next two years.
August 16th
The 2016 Flight Fleet Forecast predicts the delivery of 42,800 new passenger and freight commercial aircraft over the next 20 years, worth almost $3 trillion in 2016 delivery values. About 63% of those deliveries some 26,860 units are expected to be singl...
August 15th
The news that Qantas does not have the appetite for the remaining eight A380s it has on order comes shortly after Airbus confirmed that it would halve output to one aircraft a month in 2018 and raises further doubts about the ability of Toulouse to revive...
August 3rd
Moody s Investors Service considers Allegiant Air s order for 12 new Airbus A320s a credit negative, but maintains its Ba3 rating and stable outlook for the carrier.



  • 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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