Updated on February, 21st 


Main Topics:

Among the many aspects of the problem, the following items will be considered (the list not being exhaustive):

  • Laminar to turbulent transition
  • separation control
  • drag reduction
  • buffet control
  • circulation control
  • active and passive control
  • plasma flow control
  • mixing enhancement
  • skin temperature control and cooling
  • aeroacoustics (noise attenuation)
  • energetic efficiency
  • combustion control
  • control techniques (actuators and sensors)


Official language

Papers must be submitted and presented in English. The written version of the communications will be in English and must be sent to the 3AF Executive Secretary ( before February 20, 2017 to allow their insertion in the conference proceedings.

Please download the 3AF template in WORD or LaTeX

Authors will be invited to propose an extension of their works for publication in a special issue of the International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow dedicated to the conference. Each paper is reviewed by the guest-editor and, if it is judged suitable for publication, it will be sent to at least two independent referees for peer review. It is also possible to submit papers for publication in the CEAS Aeronautical Journal. Authors are however free to publish their paper in any other journal, a reference to the conference being then appreciated.