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Airplane Wing

Aeroelastics, Loads, and Structures

SDI has a history of supporting the US DoD, aircraft OEMs, tire manufacturers and universities in aeroelastic modeling, simulation, design, analysis and testing for more than 25 years.

Our expertise includes support in conceptual design, modeling, simulation and design optimizations, and LG subsystem analysis including braking and steering systems. 

Expertise & Experience

  • Modeling, Simulation, Design, and Testing Support: 

    • US Department of Defense

    • Aircraft OEMs

    • Tire manufacturers

    • Universities

  • Developed Landing Gear Analysis Tool, GearSim

  • Capabilities include Detailed Models:

    • Aircraft aeroelastics

    • Flight controls

    • Landing gear structure

    • Landing gear subsystems

    • Realistic simulation capability for variety of aircraft flight and ground maneuvers​


Our Engineering Capabilities

Aeroelastics & Load Analysis

  • Model building

  • Flight loads and flutter analysis

  • Ground loads analysis

  • Flight/ground vibration test management and support

  • Model validation

  • Certification reporting

  • Structural design and modification

  • Stress hand calculations and load path analysis

  • Fatigue and damage tolerance


Enabling Innovation Through Engineering Support and Expertise

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