# Categories

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## Aircraft Design

Online tutorials and resources focused on aircraft design and construction.
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## Calculators

A set of aeronautical themed calculators to assist pilots and engineers.

## Ground School

High quality tutorials written to assist new pilots master the fundamental concepts needed to be a safe and proficient pilot.
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## Quick Concepts

Bite-sized articles covering some basic aeronautical concepts.

## Quizzes

AeroToolbox quizzes are a fun and interactive way to test your aeronautical knowledge. How many can you answer correctly?

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### The Aircraft Drag Polar

The drag polar is a fundamental aspect of aircraft design and performance analysis. This tutorial will provide you with the tools to construct your own.
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28 September 2022

### Aircraft Horizontal and Vertical Tail Design

A post on the design of the horizontal and vertical tail, and an introduction to a method to size both surfaces.
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28 September 2022

### Fuselage Sizing and Design

An introduction to aircraft fuselage design. Construction methods, sizing, and fuselage loading.
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28 September 2022

### Introduction to Wing Structural Design

An introduction to the structural design of an aircraft wing, looking at the wing loading and design of a semi-monocoque structure.
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06 August 2022

### Introduction to Aircraft Airfoil Aerodynamics

This tutorial investigates the wing airfoil, why the airfoil shape differs from aircraft to aircraft, and how to select the best airfoil section for your aircraft design.
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18 May 2022

### Sweep Angle and Supersonic Flight

This tutorial the Fundamentals of Aircraft Design series looks in more detail at sweep angle and why sweep is necessary for supersonic flight.
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28 September 2022

### Aircraft Wing Area and Aspect Ratio

This tutorial focuses on wing area and aspect ratio and how these geometric variables drive an aircraft wing design.
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28 September 2022

### Aerodynamic Lift, Drag and Moment Coefficients

An introduction to the aerodynamic lift, drag, and pitching moment coefficient with an example from two NACA airfoils.
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28 September 2022

### Fundamental Forces in Flight

All aircraft are subjected to four fundamental forces in flight that governs their motion through the air: LIFT, WEIGHT, THRUST and DRAG.
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18 May 2022

### Standard Atmosphere Calculator

This standard atmosphere calculator is based on the 1976 model of the U.S. Standard Atmosphere.
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28 September 2022