Monthly Archives: February 2010

Solidworks: Wrap: Translation of 2D developed flat to curved surface.

Developing 3d models of historical aircraft is both challenging and sometimes frustrating, often requiring inventive, creative thought to develop complex shapes commonly associated with aircraft designs. One key aspect that has given me some grief in the past is when … Continue reading

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Historical Aircraft Manufacturers Drawings:

Today with the introduction of computers and CAD design/draughting systems we take it for granted to be able to print pristine copies of the CAD drawings on demand with every copy being of excellent quality. Up until the late 1980s in … Continue reading

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