Category Archives: Ordinates

NAA P-51D: Canopy

NAA P-51D Mustang: Canopy With the return to the P-51D project, I have been working on developing the fuselage and the canopy ordinates specific to the P-51D. Supporting information in this regard is hard to come by and we don’t have … Continue reading

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NAA P-51D Mustang: Using Ordinate Data

NAA P-51 Mustang: Using Ordinate Data Spreadsheets A question arose during a telecon today about using the Ordinate Spreadsheets for Cad and Modelling. Typically for the fuselage and cowlings, the spreadsheets are set out as above. The top section replicates the layout of the original … Continue reading

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NAA P-51D Mustang: Wing Ordinate Rev

NAA P-51D & B/C Mustang: Wing Ordinate Major Update: Thanks to Roland Hallam, I am now in receipt of new verifiable information that has prompted a return to the P51 project and a major update to the wing ordinate data … Continue reading

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Bell P-39: Wing Trailing Edge

Technote: Bell P-39 Wing Trailing Edge Calculation. The root wing profile for the P-39 is based on the NACA 0015 (4-digit series). The Bell P-39 archive contains ordinate data for the fuselage, tail, stabilisers, cowls and so on but sadly the … Continue reading

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Mustang P-51 B/C Ordinates

Mustang P-51 B/C Ordinates: I have had a number of requests for the ordinate spreadsheets I developed for the Mustang P-51 B/C fuselage, cowl, cooler and air intakes, so I have decided to make them available to all; for a reasonable … Continue reading

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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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North American P-51 Mustang Project: Ordinates

NAA P-51 B/C/D Mustang This is one of those projects that gets started and then for some reason gets put on the back-burner until now. One of the key reasons was due to the challenge of obtaining a good surface … Continue reading

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