Tag Archives: Ordinates

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: Cockpit Glass

Bell P-39: Modelling Curved Cockpit Glass (Inv 2017) Modelling the Cockpit glass can be a challenge to achieve the correct curvature and create the inevitable jogged and profiled edges. The Bell drawing lists all the ordinates to enable us to create the … Continue reading

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Bell P-39: Creating Wing Fillets

.Technote: Bell P-39 Creating Wing Fillets.(Inventor 2017) Wing fillets are probably one of the most complex aircraft items to model as they need to follow the curvature of both the wings and the fuselage shell. Invariably we have many offsets to … Continue reading

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Bell P-39 Airacobra: Fuselage

Bell P-39 Airacobra: Fuselage This is an update on the P-39 project. I have actually been drifting between this and the P-51 Mustang as a number of inquiries have come in regarding the ordinates and various questions on the Oil Cooler … 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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Autocad Inventor: Splines

Spline Technote: Splines are an absolute necessity when developing the finished profiles from the ordinate points; which occasionally throws up some unexpected results.  Invariably at some point we need to manage the curvature of the splines in order to achieve … Continue reading

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North American P-51 Mustang: Air Scoop

North American P-51 Mustang: Air Scoop Working with ordinates from these archive drawings can be a very time intensive operation. To give some idea of the content of this work I have just started working through the vast amounts of … Continue reading

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