Editor-in-chief: David Ison, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide
Associate editor: Brian Sanders, PhD, Assistant Professor of Aeronautics, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide

The IJAAA is the peer-reviewed journal of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide College of Aeronautics. With one of the most recognized names in aviation education across the globe and almost 90 years of excellence, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University provides a premier publication outlet for scholars, industry stakeholders, and government entities. The editorial focus is on the global issues that are currently facing the aviation, aeronautics, and aerospace segments. The IJAAA is open access, thus there are no fees or charges required of authors or readers.

The Journal editorial staff work very hard to make your publication experience as easy and seamless as possible. Gone are the days of waiting months for decisions on your hard work. We strive to return editorial decisions within 45 days of receipt and publish articles within 120 days of receipt.

Our articles are now available through Google Scholar. We are diligently pursuing primary research database indexing as well as inclusion in well-recognized impact factor measurement services. The IJAAA is now listed in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), and Elsevier. The journal has a pending impact factor with SCOPUS and is under consideration for inclusion in Cabell's Directory. You can be assured your articles will receive wide distribution and availability.

The editors of the Journal of Aviation/Aerospace Education & Research (JAAER) and the International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics and Aerospace (IJAAA) are pleased to announce a special joint edition of selected articles pertaining to aviation research presented at the 2017 National Training Aircraft Symposium (NTAS) held at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach campus Aug. 14-16, 2017. Articles are available on the JAAER website: https://commons.erau.edu/jaaer/ Congratulations to our published authors!

NOTE: Only works listed under "articles" are peer-reviewed. Others are selected by editorial review.

Current Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2 (2018)



Manufacturing Process Simulation – On Its Way to Industrial Application
Dennis Otten, Tobias A. Weber, and Jan-Christoph Arent


Characteristics of Helicopter Accidents Involving Male and Female Pilots
Scott S. Burgess, Robert O. Walton, and P. Michael Politano


Experimental investigation of a new spiral wingtip
Naseeb Ahmed Siddiqui, Mohamed Aldeeb, Waqar Asrar, and Erwin Sulaeman


Improving airplane boarding time: a review, a field study and an experiment with a new way of hand luggage stowing
Jessica Coppens, Sagar Dangal, Mirte Vendel, Shabila Anjani, Stefan Akkerman, Suzanne Hiemstra-van Mastrigt, and Peter Vink

Literature Review