13-17 Sept, 2021, Los Angeles, CA, in Redondo Beach at the beautiful
Sonesta Hotel Redondo Beach (previously Crowne Plaza) overlooking
the marina, beach, bikepath, shops, and the famous King Harbor pier.

presented by Dr. Daniel P. Raymer, President, Conceptual Research Corporation.
Click here for the course description and outline. Seats are limited so reserve today!

Dan Raymer's popular 5-day Aircraft Design Short Course covers the whole field of aircraft design from definition of requirements and initial layout, to analysis, optimization, and trade studies. The class serves both as an overview introduction to the aircraft development process and as a practical "how-to" for those working in design. Come find out why this class gets such high participant evaluations, and why so many are there on the recommendation of a boss or coworker who previously took the class. For more details and a course outline, click here.


The class will be conducted from 8:00am to about 5pm each day. Participants will receive a full set of bound Lecture Notes, a copy of Dr. Raymer's best-selling textbook, "Aircraft Design: A Conceptual Approach,", and a signed completion certificate suitable for framing.


The class is being presented at the Sonesta Hotel Redondo Beach, 15 minutes from LAX and in the heart of the South Bay beach tourist area overlooking the Pacific Ocean and King Harbor Marina. The hotel features a gourmet restaurant, swimming pool, European Day Spa, Gold's Gym, bike rentals, and a shuttle bus to the airport. You can walk to over 15 ocean front or ocean view dining spots, take a shuttle to area shopping malls, or even book a sailboat or a whale-watching cruise! Popular tourist attractions such as Hollywood, Venice Beach, the Queen Mary, and Disneyland are nearby.

To stay at the Sonesta Hotel, book online or call 310 318-8888. Government and AAA rates may be available. Other nearby hotels include the Redondo Beach Hotel which is across the street, and the affordable Holiday Inn Hermosa Beach which is a pleasant 5-10 minute walk.


Classes are limited to 20 participants, so register today! The course fee of $2,680 includes tuition, lecture notes, and textbook. Hotel accommodations, transportation from the airport, and meals are not included.

Normally we would ask you to make payment upon registration, but in this Covid19 era please do NOT send payment until requested. Please fill out and send in the registration form below or provide the same information via email. We'll hold your seat, and request payment 4-6 weeks before the course date.

Please send in a registration form (below) by mail, fax, or e-mail.

REGISTRATION FORM - Dan Raymer's Aircraft Conceptual Design Short Course

Name:___________________________________ Title:________________________
Company:________________________________ Facility:_____________________
City:____________________________ State:____ Zip:________ Country:_____
Phone:___________________________ email:_______________________________

Aircraft Conceptual Design Short Course (13-17 Sept, 2021)

Conceptual Research Corporation
attn: Short Course Registration
PO Box 5429, Playa del Rey, CA 90296-5429, USA
phone: 310 577 3773 fax: 818 743 7483

Sorry, no AIAA or SAE discounts apply.

If your organization's payment procedures require additional effort by CRC to obtain payment, such as reviewing and signing a Purchase Order and/or registering in your financial payment system, a $400 processing fee must be added.

Cancellations Policy: [The usual Cancellation Policy below is waived due to the Covid situation and the fact that payments aren't being requested until 4-6 weeks before the class. But please, don't sign up unless you are 95% certain to attend!]
Cancellations must be emailed no later than 32 days before the start of the course and are subject to a $100 cancellation fee plus deduction for non-recoverable PayPal fees. Conceptual Research Corporation reserves the right to cancel any class up to 31 days before the scheduled start date and accepts no liability for expenses incurred due to that cancellation, including but not limited to purchase of non-refundable airline tickets. In this unlikely event, those registered will be notified immediately and a full refund will be issued. Should a severe medical or personal emergency prevent Dr. Raymer from personally conducting all or part of this short course, it will be cancelled if determined prior to 31 days before the scheduled start date or if after, a highly-qualified substitute lecturer will present Dr. Raymer's material. This has never happened and it isn't expected to happen this time!