A public service of Michigan UAV, LLC

This site highlights tools and resources for aviators; aerospace engineers and students; and RC airplane pilots.

Our projects!

  • CalculiX Extras— Extensions to an open source finite element program.
  • Avare— (Contributions) An open source electronic flight bag
  • Avare Charts— (Lead) Charts and databases for Avare

Other projects we use

Here are a few other projects which we think are awesome and use frequently:

  • Xflr5 – XFLR5 is an analysis tool for airfoils, wings and planes operating at low Reynolds Numbers
  • Calculix – A free finite element program for three-dimensional linear and nonlinear structural calculations
  • OpenFoam – Free, open source CFD software
  • 3D Slicer – Open Source Visualization and Medical Imaging
  • Meshlab – Tools for processing and editing of unstructured 3D triangular meshes
  • OpenVSP – Open Vehicle Sketch Pad. Parametric geometry oriented towards aircraft design.
  • Redmine – a flexible project management web application