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Company Information:

Company Name:
Sukra Helitek, Inc.
Address:
3146 Greenwood Road
Ames, IA 50014-4504
Phone:
(515) 292-9646
URL:
N/A
EIN:
421371077
DUNS:
877929125
Number of Employees:
5
Woman-Owned?:
Yes
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
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POC Name:
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POC Phone:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $909,895.00 11
SBIR Phase II $4,126,278.00 6

Award List:

A Computational Tool for Rotor Design

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,146.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Sutikno Wirogo, Vice President
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Sutikno Wirogo, Vice President
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$592,723.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Sutikno Wirogo, Vice President
Abstract:
N/a

A COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS TOOL FOR DUCTED PROPELLERS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,399.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Angela Lestari, ENGINEER
Abstract:
The use of ducted propellers as the quiet propulsive device for UnmannedAerial Vehicles (UAV) is steadily gaining popularity. Their successful application as the fenestron tail rotor is global and well established.This research proposes a comprehensive analysis tool for ducted propellers.In Phase I,… More

Ship Dynamics/Ship Air Wake Interface

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,699.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
David Schaller, Engineer
Abstract:
"Shipboard landings of V/STOL aircraft have identified both unique dynamic interface issues and the need for an accurate simulation module for practicing shipboard operations. The unsteady, unpredictable air wake generated by large ships presents problemsto rotorcraft pilots because it can cause the… More

Coupled Vertical/Short Takeoff and Landing (VSTOL) Down Wash-Ground Effect and Ship Air Wake Turbulent Flow Simulation Model

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$68,934.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Saeid Niazi, Aeronautical Engineer
Abstract:
"Shipboard landings of JSF, AV-8B and Bell-Boeing's V22 have identified unique dynamicinterface issues and the critical need for an accurate and efficient technique forsimulating wind-over-deck situations. In this research, a novel approach is proposedwherein the flowfield of the ship, its… More

A Preliminary Design Tool for Shrouded-Fans

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$119,018.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Saeid Niazi, Aeronautical Engineer
Abstract:
"Shrouded-fans are an integral part of the U.S. Army's transportation systems. TheRAH-66's fan-tail, Sikorsky's Cypher and Micro-Craft's UAV are testimonials to theirincreasing importance. Shrouded-fans are efficient, but aerodynamically very complex,particularly in non-axial flight conditions such… More

A Preliminary Design Tool for Shrouded-Fans

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$728,344.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Angela Lestari, Aerospace Engineer
Abstract:
Shrouded-fans play a key role in the U.S. Army's transportation systems. A preliminary design tool capable of simulating the flow field in different flight conditions for predicting the shroud and fan performance can significantly reduce design costs. Thisproposal offers a computational tool that… More

Automated Generation of Viscous CFD Grids for Increased Productivity of High Fidelity Aerodynamic Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$119,568.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Nicholas Lovell, Engineer
Abstract:
Viscous analysis is vital for a complete understanding of missle and UAV aerodynamic properties. This proposal offers a technique for generating grids suitable for viscous analysis on complex configurations.The principle idea is to divide the region closest to the body into a sequance of… More

Automated Generation of Viscous CFD Grids for Increased Productivity of High Fidelity Aerodynamic Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$727,154.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Nicholas Lovell, Engineer
Abstract:
Viscous analysis is vital for a complete understanding of missile and UAV aerodynamic properties. A high fidelity aerodynamic analysis tool capable of predicting a flow field can significantly reduce design time and cost. The success of a CFD analysis is dependent on the quality of the grid. This… More

Rapid Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Methodology for Rotorcraft Maneuver Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,832.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The lack of proper estimation of air loads encountered during transient maneuvers introduces excessive design conservatism. This proposal offers to develop a computational tool, based on the lower order momentum source rotor model, capable of analyzing steady and transient maneuvers. This tool… More

Computational Wind Tunnel: A Design Tool for Rotorcraft

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,527.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Angela D. Lestari, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Rotorcraft engineers traditionally use the wind tunnel to evaluate and finalize designs. Insufficient correlation between wind tunnel results and flight tests, have been often attributed in part to uncertainty in blockage corrections. Estimation of rotor blockage is significantly more complex than… More

Rapid Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Methodology for Rotorcraft Maneuver Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,775.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The lack of proper estimation of air loads encountered during transient maneuvers introduces excessive design conservatism. A reduced fidelity CFD methodology based on momentum source (Rot3DC) and a comprehensive analysis code (RCAS) were coupled in Phase I to validate the ''proof-of-concept'' that… More

Computational Wind Tunnel: A Design Tool for Rotorcraft

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$598,888.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Angela Lestari, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
During initial design studies, parametric variation of vehicle geometry is routine. In addition, rotorcraft engineers traditionally use the wind tunnel to evaluate and finalize designs. Estimation of rotor tunnel blockage is significantly more complex than bluff body corrections as the correction… More

RotCFD: A Viscous Design Tool for Advanced Configurations

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,781.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Andrew M. Hollingsworth, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The incorporation of viscous analysis in design is vital for a completeunderstanding of aerodynamic problems.This proposal offers to develop and integrate with RotCFD a method for semi-automatically generating grids suitable for viscous analysis on complex configurations as well as parallelize the… More

RotCFD: A Viscous Design Tool for Advanced Configurations

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,394.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Andrew M. Hollingsworth, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
During initial design studies, parametric variation of vehicle geometryis routine. In addition, rotorcraft engineers traditionally use the wind tunnel to evaluate and finalize designs. Correlation between wind tunnel results and flight tests, when not good, have been often attributed in part to… More

An Aero-Acoustic Tool for Terminal Area Operations

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$124,991.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Luke A. Novak, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
In this highly interconnected world, transportation systems must feature increased flexibility and shorter door-to-door trip times to be successful. Shorter door-to-door trip times require an increased usage of rotary wing and runway independent V/STOL technology. One of the limiting factors to… More