Propellers for all! This release adds a new propeller component and fixes a pair of unrelated bugs. Though it may seem like a small change, the propeller component constructs its surface differently from other components. It represents a surprisingly large … Continue reading
Don’t forget to register for the OpenVSP Workshop (Aug 23-25)! This version is more focused than many of our releases. It is really all about upgrading the VSPAERO integration (and one bugfix). The VSPAERO GUI has been comprehensively updated. You … Continue reading
Versions 3.7.1 and .2 were released in rapid succession today to fix a couple of nasty bugs connected to the new variable presets capability. Everyone should certainly update to 3.7.2. Bug Fixes: Fix crash caused by reading file without VarPresets … Continue reading
This version includes two significant new features that have been in the works for some time. These are the estimation of supersonic wave drag by the area rule and a capability to save sets of variable settings in a given … Continue reading
A small bugfix update just in time for AVIATION. This release fixes three problems that have bitten users. Get it now and don’t get bit! See you in DC. Bug Fixes: Projected area direction setting from API. Thanks James Haley … Continue reading
One big feature, a handful of enhancements, and a bunch of bug fixes make this version well worth the update. The big feature is a projected area calculator. Use it to calculate the projected area of a component or a … Continue reading
Registration for the 2016 OpenVSP Workshop is now open. Go to the workshop website for details.
It has been a while since the last release, I’m sure you’ll find that this version has lots of things to make it worth the wait. There are a lot of changes here–and there may be some lingering bugs. Please … Continue reading
The 2016 OpenVSP Workshop will be held August 23-25 at NASA Ames on Moffett Field California. Contact Rob McDonald if you would like to contribute to the program. Please check the workshop website for updates.
Brandon Litherland has been working hard to create a new set of OpenVSP tutorial videos. The first videos will be suitable for the absolute beginner and we hope to work through OpenVSP creating videos that will explain all the features … Continue reading