Stallion 3D with HIST Version 5.0

The Complete 3D CFD Software for the Aerodynamic Analysis of CAD Geometries.

CFD Software

Stallion 3D enables quick and accurate aerodynamic testing of your design ideas using a unique CFD algorithm (HIST). Stallion 3D imports your CAD models and generates the 3D aerodynamic data needed to validate your designs and ensure your success.

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Lab & Class Packages

Perpetual License($8,000 US)

Stallion 3D 5.0 requires MS Windows 7, 8 or 10 (64 bit). The download file size is only 10 MB file.
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Benefits of Stallion 3D 5.0

Actual Geometry Analysis via Hanley Innovations Surface Treatment (HIST). No Need to Defeature Your Geometry!

Fully Automatic Grid Generation. Complete Your Work Flow in Seconds.

3D Compressible Euler, Navier-Stokes & Reynolds Averaged Navier-Stokes (RANS) Solutions. Add up to 100 Actuator Discs to the RANS Solver.

SameDayCFD: Fast Multiple Core CFD Analysis on Your MS Windows Laptop or Desktop.

The Stallion 3D 5.0 Work Flow: Setup in Seconds

STL file input. No Geometry De-featuring. No user grid generation!

Import the geometry

Set the flow conditions

Setup the CFD

Generate Grid/Solve Flow

All-in-one Stallion 3D Solution

Automatic Grid generation. Accurate solvers. Aerodynamics tools, graphs & tables. Everything included!

3-D .STL File Import

3-D Wing Geometry Creation Tool (30 wings)

3-D Body of Revolution Creation Tool

Airfoil Analysis Tool

Built-in Post Processing

3D Compressible Euler Solver

3D Compressible Navier-Stokes Solver

3D Compressible RANS/k-epsilon Solver with up to 100 Actuator Discs

Automatic Grid Generation

Quasi-steady Rotation About Any Location

Analysis of X-57 Maxwell using Stallion 3D

CAD geometry obtained from NASA's OpenVSP

Validation with Experiments

Revolutionary Algorithm, HIST, Computes Accurate Solutions

The DrivAer Experimental Model

The DrivAer experiment is a validation exercise for CFD solutions of passenger cars. The picture shows the flow velocity near the surface of the DrivAer model with mirrors and detailed under body. The problem was analyzed in Stallion 3D using 1.7 million cell and the RANS/k-epsilon solver. The solution was unsteady with an average drag coefficient of about 0.29.

DrivAer Model CFD Analysis

HL-20 Analysis

The results from Stallion 3D 5.0 RANS solver (CL = 0.41, CD = 0.25 & CM = -0.0387 ) were compared to the findings of NASA Technical Memorandum 4117,Transonic Aerodynamic Characteristics of a Proposed Assured Crew Return Capability (ACRC) Lifting-Body Configuration by George M. Ware. From the graphs, the corresponding experimental results were (CL = 0.48, CD = 0.24 & CM = -0.042). The geometry was obtained from NASA OpenVSP. The flow parameters for this case are M = 1.2 with an angle of attack of 12 degrees. This simulation used about 480,000 cells and ran for 3 hours on a 2 GHz laptop computer.

HL-20 CFD Analysis


Stallion 3D used the August, 2016 implementation of its RANS/k-epsilon solver for this analysis the ONERA M-6 wing. The CAD model was obtained from NASA OpenVSP hangar. The simulation was setup for the well know case of M=0.84 and an angle of attack of 3.06 degrees. This case used a grid of 447,640 cells and ran for 6 hours on a 2 GHz laptop computer with 4 cores. The picture shows the pressure on the wing along with comparisons of the computed CP versus the experimental data at 2 stations along the wing. Since no experimental values of CL and CD were found, the lift and drag coefficients were compared to results from NASA's CFL3D (Spalart-Allmaras model).


Stallion 3D

% Difference

CL 0.2754 0.275 0.145%
CD_SkinFriction 0.00567 0.00483 14.81%
CD_Pressure 0.01348 0.014 -3.858%
CD_Total 0.01914 0.0188 1.776%

Stallion 3D Tutorials

Follow these instructions to get started in just minutes.

How to Analyze a Cessna 182

Cessna 182 CFD Analysis

Click here to learn the exact steps needed to analyze a Cessna 182 aircraft using Stallion 3D Version 4.0.

Analyze Race Car Wing

Wing Spoiler Analysis

Click here to watch the exact steps needed to design and analyze a rear wing spoiler for a sports car using Stallion 3D Version 4.0.

How to Analyze a BWB Aircraft

HL-20 CFD Analysis

Click here to learn the exact steps needed to analyze a blended wing body (BWB) using Stallion 3D Version 4.0.

Stallion 3D Customers

The following organizations use Stallion 3D for education, research & design.

Stallion 3D Subscriptions

Subscribe, download and run Stallion 3D. The file size is just 10 MB.

Stallion 3D 5.0 requires a MS Windows Laptop or workstation running the 64 bit versions of MS Windows 7, 8 or 10. A 4 core PC with a clock speed of at least 2 GHz is recommended for using the software.

The Stallion 3D 5.0 subscription includes full technical support by email, telephone or Skype.

Subscribe for One Year ($3,495 US)

Lab & Class Packages

Perpetual License ($8,000 US)

Contact Us About Stallion 3D 5.0 With HIST

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