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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 28th
Readers comment on demise of FastJet; empowering young female talent; carry-on woes; airport adequacy and abandoned routes. read more
October 26th
Aviation legend Bob Hoover, dubbed “the greatest stick-and-rudder man who ever lived,” by Jimmy Doolittle, has died at age 94. read more
October 26th
​View the Fleet Snapshot: Worldwide Sikorsky S-70/H-60 Fleets chart in PDF format. read more
October 26th
COBHAM has BELL-BOEING Joint Project Office contract to develop palletized aerial refueling system for U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor. read more
October 26th
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October 26th
Inflight wing folding to reduce tail size is planned for ground- and flight-testing under a NASA rapid-feasibility-assessment project. read more
From FlightGlobal
October 20th
In June, Chinese and Russian officials agreed to form a joint venture to collaborate on the development, production and after-sales support of a widebody airliner.
October 18th
Comac is on a mission to optimise and upgrade its ARJ21, following feedback from launch customer Chengdu Airlines.
October 14th
China has been vocal about its aerospace ambitions, and Comac bears the weight of that dream on its young shoulders. Embossed on a giant rock at the entrance of its Shanghai facility is the phrase to let China s large aircraft soar into the blue skies . T...
October 14th
A new dedicated space on designed to showcase FlightGlobal s market expertise, depth of data, and opinion, as well as encouraging debate around key topics, has been launched by FlightGlobal
October 13th
Philippine Airlines has signed a letter of intent to purchase up to 12 Bombardier Q400 turboprops.
October 13th
Polish carrier LOT is to lease four Boeing 737-800s in the first half of next year as part of renewal plans disclosed today which will also see it taking six 737 Max 8s from Air Lease.



  • 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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