Landing ground distance shortened by up to 18%

Landing ground distance shortened by up to 18%

Landing configuration of a STOL commuter airplane Commuter airplanes are typically used on short regional routes. They often operate in broken terrain of lands with underdeveloped infrastructure where they have to serve small regional airports with short landing...
Glide Ratio improved from 113 to 166

Glide Ratio improved from 113 to 166

Airfoil design The glide ratio, or the ratio between the lift and the drag coefficient, is one of the most important aerodynamic characteristics of an airfoil. It represents the aerodynamic efficiency of the airfoil and affects aircraft’s flight performance values...
Absorbed impact energy increased by 10%

Absorbed impact energy increased by 10%

Box beam deformation Increase in passive car safety ŠKODA AUTO is the largest car manufacturer in the Czech Republic and part of the Volkswagen Group since 1991. The company uses highly advanced simulation tools in its R&D departments to meet all design goals,...