The Aeronautical Journal has, for over a century, been the UK's leading scientific and technical aerospace archival reference. Published monthly, The Aeronautical Journal provides a forum for authors from the UK and overseas, academia, research establishments and industry, and a platform for presenting work and research to an international audience. Each paper has been thoroughly refereed by experienced reviewers, all of whom are respected experts in their field.
The Aeronautical Journal is edited by Professor Peter Bearman of Imperial College, and supported by a comprehensive and renowned team of Associate Editors from some of the finest Universities in the country with links to Aerospace Engineering.
The editorial team recognises the inhibiting pressures of time and confidentiality and acknowledge that many of the design testing, manufacturing and operational problems that industry has to solve contain important information for the whole aerospace community.
The aims and scope of The Aeronautical Journal reflect the objectives of the Royal Aeronautical Society as expressed in its Charter of Incorporation: to encourage and foster the advancement of all aspects of aeronautical and space science.
The topics of The Aeronautical Journal include most of those covered by the various Specialist Groups of the Society which include: aircraft design, aerodynamics, air law, air power, air transport, air navigation, airworthiness and maintenance, aviation medicine, avionics and systems, environmental issues in aerospace, flight operations, flight simulation, fluid dynamics, fluid mechanics, general aviation, guided flight, human factors, human powered flight, light aviation, management studies, propulsion, rotorcraft, safety, space, structures and materials, structural mechanics, systems and test procedures and UAVs. Papers are also welcomed which comprehensively review the results of recent research developments in any of the above topics.
To back up the refereed papers, Technical Notes are also published, providing an opportunity for authors to publish initial findings and other work not suited for a full paper but still worthy of a wider audience.
The aims and scope of The Aeronautical Journal, including details on the Journal's Associate Editors
Instructions on publishing papers in The Aeronautical Journal
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