Tag Archives: Design

Grumman F6F Hellcat: Ordinates

Grumman F6F Hellcat: Ordinates I am without access to a Cad system for a few weeks so I decided to spend time reviewing my archive collection. Whilst looking through the many aircraft in the archives I came across some interesting … Continue reading

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NAA P-51D: Master Lines Plan

NAA P-51D Mustang: Master Lines Plan The P-51D project is progressing well with further developments on the fuselage frame profiles. I now have a comprehensive Master Lines Plan incorporating additional information obtained from mathematical analysis, drawings, reference documentation and geometric developments. … 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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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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2D Draughting to 3D Models

2D Draughting to 3D Conversion Technical drawings, detailing the specifics of your design can be critical for the communication both internally and externally. We can transform your 2D CAD or fully dimensioned legacy paper drawings to 3D Models using our experienced engineers to … Continue reading

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Topology optimization and additive manufacturing

Topology optimization and additive manufacturing This is probably a slight divergence from the main subject of Historical Aviation though it does align well with the underlying research philosophy relating to the how and the why of how the aircraft designs develop … Continue reading

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Steam Engine Blueprints & 3d Models

This is just a quick gallery of some the steam engine projects I had been working on over the last year. I enjoy the distraction from my other work to develop these designs and then simulate the working mechanics to … Continue reading

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