SIMULIA PowerFLOW CFD Simulation of a VTOL personal air vehicle

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The movie shows results of a transient CFD simulation of a VTOL personal air vehicle configuration undertaking a conversion maneuver, decelerating from an approach condition, with tilt propellers in tractor modality, to a hover condition, with tilt propellers in lifting modality and additional lifting rotors. Lattice-Boltzmann in a globally non-inertial reference system to take into account the vehicle deceleration, and by using several nested local rotating reference frames around the tilting propeller, th