Monthly Archives: July 2015

NAA P-51D Mustang: Fuselage Lines; Polynomials

NAA P-51D Mustang: Fuselage Lines; Polynomials. This evening I spent some time looking back through some old notes I had on fuselage design, particularly Conic sections and Setting-out design theory. Checking through the archives for the Mustang P-51 we have a … Continue reading

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NAA P-51D Mustang: Standard Part Models & Specs

NAA P-51D Mustang: Standard Part Models & Specs. I have revisited the standard parts I have been producing for this project to verify that the information is correct and in compliance with the latest National Standards and specifications. As mentioned … Continue reading

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NAA P-51D Mustang: Project Cad Technote; Smart Parts Vb

NAA P-51D Mustang: Project Cad Technote; Smart Parts Vb I was looking at options for routing the cables in the tailwheel assembly. There is potential for a lot of ancillary routing for pipes and cables yet to be done in … Continue reading

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Supermarine Spitfire: Drawing Numbering System

Supermarine Spitfire: Drawing Numbering System I was browsing through some of my earlier projects and whilst only a fraction of the study material has been published here I occasionally come across some documentation I developed and wondered why I didn’t publish … Continue reading

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Operation Ark: Aviation, Resource, Knowledge

Operation Ark: Aviation, Resource, Knowledge Researching and studying historical aircraft is both fascinating and challenging. So far the projects I have worked on include the Ta152, FW190, Spitfire, Tiger Moth and more recently the Mustang P-51. Most of these aircraft, … Continue reading

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NAA P-51D Mustang: Project Cad Technote; iParts

NAA P-51D Mustang: Project Cad Technote; iParts When it comes to organising standard parts using a Cad system like Inventor there are various ways to achieve this. Initially I considered a custom content library or even an iLogic expression linked to a parameter … Continue reading

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NAA P-51D Mustang: Tail Wheel Assembly: Update.

NAA P-51D Mustang: Tail Wheel Assembly: Update. I shall need to temporarily suspend further work on the assembly model as the remaining parts to achieve a full build are created in a later version of the Inventor cad program and therefore … Continue reading

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