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Release Spotlight

What's new in 6.1

Highlight: Enhanced propulsion system configuration

The propulsion group can now be configured to use engines of different types and models on the same aircraft. To support these mixed-engine configurations, the Propulsion Group component has been redesigned to support the individual configuration of powerplant components, allowing to conduct studies on hybrid-electric engines, for example.

Additional new and enhanced features

The former Trade Study feature has been completely redesigned and renamed Study Module. The new studies come with a reworked and improved user interface and more flexibility in the definition of studies. Additional new capabilities include the option to create custom sampling functions that can define pre- and post-solving actions, such as wire re-routing after re-positioning system components in the aircraft.

The new Assumption feature allows to apply predefined values to multiple parameters in a project or study using context-relevant names. These presets describe, for example, season-specific conditions, flight or failure modes or even economic parameters and can be used to either evaluate an aircraft and/or its behavior in different scenarios or conduct comparative studies.

Released July 2017

Disclaimer:
The information given in the release spotlight does not claim to be exhaustive, should be regarded as tentative and may change without notice.

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