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by a179308
Wed Oct 28, 2020 7:38 am
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Air Plane Design Workbench - discussion thread
Replies: 12
Views: 991

Re: Air Plane Design Workbench - discussion thread

I've have started a Air Plane Design Workbench ... You can use this discussion thread to interact with me. Hi, would this WB help in designing a rib construction wing ? Specifically, would it allow to make a geodesique (or geodetic ?) wing structure ? geodetic wing Hello probably a good idea, but p...
by a179308
Tue Oct 27, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Air Plane Design Workbench - discussion thread
Replies: 12
Views: 991

Re: Air Plane Design Workbench - discussion thread

Hello
Which version of FreeCad do you have installed ?
Fred
by a179308
Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Announcements & Features
Topic: Air Plane Design Workbench - discussion thread
Replies: 31
Views: 6553

Re: Air Plane Design Workbench - discussion thread

Hi Fred, I would have two questions regarding your WB. 1) What is the intent of the property "Rib Profil" which i circled in the attached Picture? I can change the profile by typing in a new number in the section "Naca Profil". Is Rib Profil only necessary if I want to use a DAT file? question ribp...
by a179308
Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Air Plane Design Workbench - discussion thread
Replies: 12
Views: 991

Re: Air Plane Design Workbench - discussion thread

To answer to Will_C https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic.php?p=358037#p358037 : " I would have two questions regarding your WB. 1) What is the intent of the property "Rib Profil" which i circled in the attached Picture? I can change the profile by typing in a new number in the section "Naca Profil...
by a179308
Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Announcements & Features
Topic: Air Plane Design Workbench - discussion thread
Replies: 31
Views: 6553

Re: Air Plane Design Workbench - discussion thread

I created this topic https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic. ... 06#p358106 to avoid technical discussions in the topic "Announcements & Features".

Fred
by a179308
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Air Plane Design Workbench - discussion thread
Replies: 12
Views: 991

Re: Air Plane Design Workbench - discussion thread

Generic approach to create a wing : The process is very simple : 0 -Workbench : Image, import 3views and scale it to the right dimension 1 - Workbench : Air plane design , create a rib Capture d’écran 2020-01-02 à 13.30.14.png 2 - Create two sketch Capture d’écran 2020-01-02 à 13.31.50.png he result...
by a179308
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Open discussion
Topic: Air Plane Design Workbench - discussion thread
Replies: 12
Views: 991

Air Plane Design Workbench - discussion thread

Hello, I've have started a Air Plane Design Workbench :https://github.com/FredsFactory/FreeCAD_AirPlaneDesign . Available to install in the addon manager, Air Plane Design Workbench V0.1 and V0.2 can create a wings based on panel and profil. Please don't use the V0.1 it was a first draft, based on s...
by a179308
Thu Jan 02, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Help on using FreeCAD
Topic: Aerofoil advice please - Points and Splines
Replies: 16
Views: 1302

Re: Aerofoil advice please - Points and Splines

If you want we can discuss about the integration of our idea in the workbench ? Yes, I think this makes sense. Does your workbench work with discrete airfoils (coordinates) or with bsplines? In fact twice, you can choose if you want to generate Spline or use simply wire based on points (dat file or...
by a179308
Tue Dec 31, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Announcements & Features
Topic: Air Plane Design Workbench - discussion thread
Replies: 31
Views: 6553

Re: Air Plane Design Workbench - discussion thread

Fred, This is very useful. Your work is appreciated. If possible, would you mind sharing just a small section (red circle) of your wing example so I can figure out how best to do this for myself? wing-example-section.jpg now hotwire Foam cutter. profile XY UV shoudt be considert to bring a good gco...
by a179308
Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Announcements & Features
Topic: Air Plane Design Workbench - discussion thread
Replies: 31
Views: 6553

Re: Air Plane Design Workbench - discussion thread

now hotwire Foam cutter. profile XY UV shoudt be considert to bring a good gcode to the mashine from the WB not over path I agree. Apart from wire-cutting foam cores for wings, what would be the purpose of this workbench ? Yes, OK, you could also cut — CNC or laser — all the ribs, but then you need...

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