Trefftz plane

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The Trefftz plane is a plane located at an infinite distance downstream of the aircraft, which is perpendicular to the wake.

References[edit]

  • Joel Grasmeyer (1997). A Discrete Vortex Method for Calculating the Minimum Induced Drag and Optimum Load Distribution for Aircraft Configurations with Noncoplanar Surfaces. 4