Engineering Services

DARcorporation engineers work with customers to solve their most critical problems and combine extensive engineering experience with computerized simulation tools to provide the services our customers want. The services we provide and tools we employ are listed below.

Conceptual and Preliminary Design

Tools/Software: Advanced Aircraft Analysis (AAA), OpenMDAO

Detailed Aircraft Performance Analysis

Tools/Software: Airplane Performance Program (APP), In-House Performance Tools

Aircraft Modification Analysis

Tools/Software: AAA, APP

Computer-Aided Design

Tools/Software: Shark FX-AeroPack, OpenVSP, Smart Aircraft Modeler (SAM), Aircraft Component Library (ACL)


Tools/Software: AAA, FAR 23 LOADS, Siemens Star-CCM+, Autodesk Simulation CFD

Detailed Design

Tools/Software: Siemens NX, SOLIDWORKS

Structural Analysis

Tools/Software: Femap with Autodesk and NX Nastran, Classical Calculations

Fatigue and Crack Growth

Tools/Software: AFGROW


Tools/Software: ZAERO

Bird Strike and Crash Analysis

Tools/Software: LS-DYNA

Aerodynamic Analysis

Tools/Software: Siemens STAR-CCM+, Autodesk Simulation CFD, MultiElement Airfoils

Quasi-Vortex Lattice Code

Tools/Software: VORSTAB

Airfoil Design and Analysis

Tools/Software: XFOIL, MultiElement Airfoils

Propeller/Rotor and Wind Turbine Blade Design

Tools/Software: Siemens STAR-CCM+ and DARcorporation Proprietary BEM Code (Please see our Propeller Brochure)

Wind Tunnel Test

Structural Test

Prototyping & Manufacturing

Technical Due Diligence for Investors (Design Evaluation)

Custom Software Programming and Design/Analysis Tool Development

Other Capabilities