AerobrakeMFD

The orbiter MFD to calculate precise path inside atmosphere. 

MFD download 

Tutorials 

Manual 

Manual (french translation) 

News

2010-11-8:
release 0.96.1 posted to orbithangarmods.
Compatible with Orbiter 100830.

2007-02-12: release 0.95.2 posted to orbithangarmods. Now target may be selectd using longitude and latitude. 

2006-11-21: added french translation of manual. 

2006-11-01: release 0.95 posted to orbithangarmods. New command: HDv to see gliding path before deorbit burn. 

2006-05-29: release 0.9 posted to orbithangarmods. 

2006-04-24: release 0.8 posted to orbithangarmods. 

2006-03-29: release 0.5 posted to orbithangarmods. 

Some orbiter links...

Orbiter 

orbithangar.com 

IMFD by Jarmo Nikkanen, the original developer of AerobrakeMFD  

Some  external links  to  intesting  pages  on  atmosphere reentry...

Wikipedia on Reentry  

Allen,Eggers: Analysis of hypervelocity vehicles 

Allen,Eggers: Motion and heating of missiles entering the atmosphere

other links....

 

AerobrakeMFD is anOrbiter MFD that calculatesthe trajectory of a winged ship insidea planet atmosphere.

Reentry path

Velocity, Altitude, Deceleration and Heat graph 

Map   

Speed / Altitude limits 

Lift and Drag