1995-05-01

RDS Professional: Aircraft Design on a Personal Computer 951160

RDS-Professional is a sophisticated yet friendly PC-based aircraft design and analysis system developed for the conceptual design of new aircraft and the initial analysis of derivatives and alternate missions. RDS-Professional is suitable for use by aircraft designers in industry, government, and academia for conceptual trade studies, technology evaluations, and preliminary performance predictions. This paper provides an overview of RDS-Professional and illustrates its usage for design of a general aviation aircraft.

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