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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...

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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.

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...