Archive for the ‘Vortex Control Finlets’ Category

Viability of Vortex Control Finlets on various commercial aircraft.

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

CAS has entered into an agreement with Propeller Investments and Vortex Control Technologies to determine if Vortex Control Finlets will improve the performance of various commercial aircraft.

CAS proposes to perform a full scale flight test on C-130 installed with VC Finlets

Friday, August 15th, 2008

CAS has entered contract negotiations with the US Air Force to perform a wind tunnel test on a C-130 model installed with Vortex Control Finlets.

VC Finlets improve performance in C-130 study

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

CAS completed the analytical phase of the US Air Force contract and confirmed the potential for Vortex Control Finlets to significantly improve performance and fuel savings in C-130 aircraft.

CAS awarded Air Force contract to develop Vortex Control Finlets

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

The U.S. Air Force awarded CAS a contract to begin development of VC Finlets for the C-130 aircraft to reduce drag and fuel consumption. The Phase 1 effort commenced under subcontract to Support Systems Associates, Inc. (SSAI). Partner company, Advanced Aviation Products, will work with SSAI and CAS to field the final VC Finlet product kits for installation on the C-130 and other aircraft