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Aquila 1942. Free flight model. Italian 1940s model flying wing sailplane.
Quote: "Modella Integravito 'Aquila' per la 3 Classe della Scuola Media (compito per la vacanze)."
Note this is a modern redrawn plan. The scans were quite hard to read and very difficult to clean. Gene took these and basically redrew all the parts from scratch in 3D using CAD. This here is the result.
For some more background on this and Gene's work on it, see https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?12658... and onwards.
See supplement file for a copy of the raw scans Gene worked this up from.
Scan from KaoruKiyose, cleanup by rchopper56.
Direct submission to Outerzone.
Update 18/09/2019: Added dwg CAD files, thanks to Gene. Note there are 4 separate zipfiles.
Quote: "Hi Steve and Mary, I noticed that someone has asked for the CAD files for the Aquila. I do not see any harm in releasing them. I put all of them zipped in a folder and them zipped the folder. The zipped folder is quite large, hope it get's to you. My CAD is from the year 2000 so almost anyone with a CAD program will be able to open. They are all 2D dwg's. If they want the 3D, that is already posted at RCGroups as a ACI SAT file.
Note see https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=42676945&postcount=17118 for the ACI SAT file mentioned.
Supplementary file notes
Raw scans at 400 dpi.
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User commentsAwfully good redrawing work on a most elegant original design. Any chance of having the CAD file as well?
Miguel - 17/09/2019
CAD files added now, thanks to Gene.
SteveWMD - 18/09/2019
Much obliged, Gene, this is a very complex and beautifully done work and I still have to see the 3D file!
Miguel - 18/09/2019
Wow! Makes me want to buy a laser cutter....
Lewis Lingwood - 18/09/2019
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- Aquila (oz11539)
- Plan File Filesize: 1905KB Filename: Aquila_1942_oz11539.pdf
- Supplement Filesize: 1642KB Filename: Aquila_1942_oz11539_raw_scans.pdf
- CAD Zip Filesize: 4968KB Filename: Aquila_1942_oz11539_cad_fuselage.zip
- CAD Zip Filesize: 5958KB Filename: Aquila_1942_oz11539_cad_ribs.zip
- CAD Zip Filesize: 1131KB Filename: Aquila_1942_oz11539_cad_spar.zip
- CAD Zip Filesize: 2293KB Filename: Aquila_1942_oz11539_cad_wing.zip
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