The objective of this paper is to describe the numerical simulation of the transition zones in the multifunctional fuselage panel design to integrate a VHF (Very High Frequency) antenna. The panel is made of GLARE (Glass Laminate Aluminium Reinforced Epoxy) with a central window of GFRP (Glass Fibre Reinforced Polymer). The structural analyses of the transition GLARE/GFRP is presented along with its experimental validation. The numerical simulations showed a very high level of correlation with the experimental tests, both in the longitudinal load vs displacement curves and deformations captured with strain gauges and DIC (Digital Image Correlations).
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 Francesc Turon, Fermin Otero And Xavier Martinez. Structural Analyses Of Orthogrid Fuselage Panel For Integrated Ku-Band Satcom Antenna – Emus 2019"
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