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International Conference on Applied Aerodynamics
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON APPLIED AERODYNAMICS
March 25-27, 2019
The conference is an excellent opportunity for scientific exchanges within the aerospace community where aerodynamicists from industry, research institutions and academics meet. Scientists and engineers from other fields involving fluid mechanics are also welcome.

International Conference on Applied Aerodynamics: Aerodynamics at off-design conditions
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON APPLIED AERODYNAMICS: AERODYNAMICS AT OFF-DESIGN CONDITIONS
March 25-27, 2019
The 3AF International Conference on Applied Aerodynamics is organized each year by the French Aeronautics and Aerospace Society (3AF) in a different venue in France known for its activities in the field of aeronautics and/or space technology. The conference is an excellent opportunity for scientific...

Airports Company South Africa


"Airports Company South Africa was formed in 1993 as a public company and, although majority owned by the South African Government, is legally and financially autonomous and operates under commercial law. Over the years, the company has transformed a fragmented, infrastructural parastatal into a focused, customer driven, efficient and commercially successful business. The company manages a network of nine airports in South Africa, including the three main international gateways of O.R. Tambo International, Cape Town International and King Shaka International Airports. In 2012, the nine airports facilitated nearly 36 million passengers."

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EVENTS

International Conference on Applied Aerodynamics
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON APPLIED AERODYNAMICS
March 25-27, 2019
The conference is an excellent opportunity for scientific exchanges within the aerospace community where aerodynamicists from industry, research institutions and academics meet. Scientists and engineers from other fields involving fluid mechanics are also welcome.

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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON APPLIED AERODYNAMICS: AERODYNAMICS AT OFF-DESIGN CONDITIONS
March 25-27, 2019
The 3AF International Conference on Applied Aerodynamics is organized each year by the French Aeronautics and Aerospace Society (3AF) in a different venue in France known for its activities in the field of aeronautics and/or space technology. The conference is an excellent opportunity for scientific...