The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA - the world's largest technical society dedicated to the global aerospace profession) invited this for presentation by at the 12th Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Conference Confirmation” Session on Aircraft Design, September 17, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
can view a ConcordLift model in detail and at different angles by
clicking on the picture below (you have to use the eDrawings Viewer,
downloadable from http://solidworks.com/sw/support/downloads.hm - select Free CAD Tools)
The Power Point (actually a pdf file) slides give a quick overview. The paper presents a more detailed explanation of the concept. Both explain the unique take off procedure that is illustrated in the animation. The brochure can be printed for a quick reference.
This is a “Thought Experiment”. It needs wind tunnel experimentation, engineering studies to understand the possibilities and design actual aircraft. The few illustrations show some of the many different possibilities. There is much more to this.
I need to be wise with my time. Send me no more than one page by email for initial contact. If you know of someone who might find this of interest, please pass it on.