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Patrick Hanley
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Aerodynamics and CFD Software Developer
Aerodynamics and CFD Software Developer

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Hanley Innovations Upgrades Stallion 3D to Version 5.0
The CAD for the King Air was obtained from Thingiverse Stallion 3D is a 3D aerodynamics analysis software package developed by Dr. Patrick Hanley of Hanley Innovations in Ocala, FL. Starting with only the STL file, Stallion 3D is an all-in-one digital tool ...

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Airfoil Digitizer
Airfoil Digitizer is a software package for extracting airfoil data files from images. The software accepts images in the jpg, gif, bmp, png and tiff formats. Airfoil data can be exported as AutoCAD DXF files (line entities), UIUC airfoil database format an...

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Your In-House CFD Capability
Have you ever wish for the power to solve your 3D aerodynamics analysis problems within your company just at the push of a button?  Stallion 3D gives you this very power using your MS Windows laptop or desktop computers. The software provides accurate CL, C...

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Avoid Testing Pitfalls
The only way to know if your idea will work is to test it.  Rest assured, as a design engineer your idea and designs will be tested over and over again often in front of a crowd of people. As aerodynamics design engineer, Stallion 3D helps you to avoid the ...

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Avoid the Pitfalls Testing
The only way to know if your idea will work is to test it.  Rest assured, as a design engineer your idea and designs will be tested over and over again often in front of a crowd of people. As aerodynamics design engineer, Stallion 3D helps you to avoid the ...

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Flying Wing UAV: Design and Analysis
3DFoil is a design and analysis software for wings, hydrofoils, sails and other aerodynamic surfaces. It requires a computer running MS Windows 7,8 and 10. I wrote the 3DFoil software several years ago using a vortex lattice approach. The vortex lattice met...

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Corvette C7 Aerodynamics
The CAD file for the Corvette C7 aerodynamics study in Stallion 3D version 4 was obtained from Mustafa Asan revision on GrabCAD.  The file was converted from the STP format to the STL format required in Stallion 3D using OnShape.com. Once the Corvette was i...

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Hydrofoil Analysis
One factor that drive the effectiveness and efficiency of keels, rudders and hydrofoils is the airfoil shape.  If the airfoil shape is not suitable for the job then the design will not perform satisfactory. For example, let us take a look at a high performa...

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Racing with Multiple Wings
The picture above shows a wing that I created using the built-in wing editor that comes with Stallion 3D .  The main wing is Selig S1223 airfoils while the remaining two airfoils are a NACA 4512 and a NACA 0012.  Since the wing is finite (2 meters in span w...

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Aerodynamics of a Cessna 182
The following  tutorial  is a step-by-step guide on how to analyze a Cessna 182 using Stallion 3D.  The procedure can be applied to any light aircraft design.  The analysis starts with a CAD model that is imported into the software.  Stallion 3D is unique b...
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