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by soaring
Wed Jan 02, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Tutorials and videos
Topic: Best practice: fuselage + wing
Replies: 28
Views: 3317

Re: Best practice: fuselage + wing

Thanks, ! Got it ! aero and hydrodynamic bodies design => goal !
Gordon will be my new friend, and i will don't cling to the seagull's wings :-)

Here we go !
by soaring
Wed Jan 02, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Tutorials and videos
Topic: Best practice: fuselage + wing
Replies: 28
Views: 3317

Re: Best practice: fuselage + wing

/!\ Github repository available /!\ i've just created a Github repository to simplify work on Template / Implementation method / test : https://github.com/soaring-community/freecad-pattern i've uploaded previous files posted by hammax and GlouGlou, it's under GPL3, set by default because need a lice...
by soaring
Wed Jan 02, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Tutorials and videos
Topic: Best practice: fuselage + wing
Replies: 28
Views: 3317

Re: Best practice: fuselage + wing

Thank you ! i didn't be aware of this workbench ! Serious work, with a good development plan ! But as i understand (with my little knowledge, please correct me) : There are 3 workbench dealing with surface / nurbs... : - Silk - Nurbs - Curves I will simplify but my feeling is : Silk work on sort of ...
by soaring
Tue Jan 01, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Tutorials and videos
Topic: Best practice: fuselage + wing
Replies: 28
Views: 3317

Re: Best practice: fuselage + wing

whoa, so cool, thanks ! i've just played with compbound object (didn't use before) and try to do some basics gordon surface test with sketch lines as path, but freecad go in infinite loop... i need to test again with approximation curve, behind there are DWire objects, can you tell me how do you con...
by soaring
Tue Jan 01, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Tutorials and videos
Topic: Best practice: fuselage + wing
Replies: 28
Views: 3317

Re: Best practice: fuselage + wing

Ok, Gordon surface is a huge step forward and seems to have important fix from november. is someone can update the seagull file with an exemple on how to use it to create the wing (currently two method used : sweep and sweep2rail) : https://forum.freecadweb.org/download/file.php?id=73731 I understan...
by soaring
Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Tutorials and videos
Topic: Best practice: fuselage + wing
Replies: 28
Views: 3317

Re: Best practice: fuselage + wing

Thank you, i've updated links index of this thread with these two lines :

Gordon surface (1/2) | https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic.php?t=29632
Gordon surface (2/2) | https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic.php?t=32335

i'm reading... :-)
by soaring
Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Tutorials and videos
Topic: Best practice: fuselage + wing
Replies: 28
Views: 3317

Re: Best practice: fuselage + wing

2nd observation : before the final design workflow step (approximation), we've got the "sweep 2 rails" step. Question 1 : what is the color code used for drawing point ? Is there some information regarding color ? Question 2 : It seems that naturally some foil where design with plots, but there is o...
by soaring
Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Tutorials and videos
Topic: Best practice: fuselage + wing
Replies: 28
Views: 3317

Re: Best practice: fuselage + wing

So, Freecad is back ! My first observation is regarding the Trailing edge.

with standard Loft/Sweep, we can see some broken / "rasterisation" on the edge, with "sweep by 2 rail method", it's ok.
it was for me a limitation for wing design... good news !
by soaring
Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Install / Compile
Topic: **FIXED***Latest freecad-community update broke *all* versions of FreeCAD on Ubuntu 18.04
Replies: 61
Views: 4409

Re: Latest freecad-community update broke *all* versions of FreeCAD on Ubuntu 18.04

Hello guys, i found a workaround :-) My version / env : OS: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Word size of OS: 64-bit Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit Version: 0.17.13541 (Git) Build type: None Branch: releases/FreeCAD-0-17 Hash: 9948ee4f1570df9216862a79705afb367b2c6ffb Python version: 2.7.15rc1 Qt version: 4.8.7 Coin...

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