Tag Archives: Parts

Hoppers: Surface Model for Mass Containment

Hoppers: Surface Modelling for Mass Containment: Although not directly associated with aircraft design there are inherent modelling techniques equally applicable to many aspects of aviation. The techniques relate to surface modelling for the containment of a known mass or volume. In each … 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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NAA P-51D Mustang: Document Management

NAA P-51D Mustang: Document Management An update on the organisation of the document management and archive register. The USAF Parts catalog for the P-51 is organised by assembly and sub assembly types. For the Tail Wheel assemblies we have one … Continue reading

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NAA P-51D Mustang: Tail Wheel Assembly Update

NAA P-51D Mustang: Tail Wheel Assembly Update I rather enjoy building these Cad models and the challenges they represent, however I still have a lot of work to do with organising the archive materials and the document register; which I briefly mentioned … Continue reading

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NAA P-51D Mustang: Tail Wheel Progress Update

NAA P-51D Mustang: Tail Wheel Progress Update I’ve been busy building the 3d models and working through the vagaries of the Mustang P-51 Tail wheel assembly. This is a selection of the new parts built to date: This last image is a photo showing … Continue reading

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NAA P-51D Mustang: Tail Wheel Housing EndCap

NAA P-51D Mustang: Tail Wheel Housing EndCap      This item #91-34005 is the cap to be fitted to the end of the tail wheel housing described in the previous post. The drawing that this was based on details the … Continue reading

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NAA P-51 Mustang: Tail Wheel Housing

NAA P-51D Mustang: Tail Wheel Housing In my endeavors to develop the assembly and parts register I have made some progress determining the associations in conjunction with the listing in the NAA documents. I have started with the Tail Wheel assembly,which … Continue reading

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