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  1. Mad MAC

    What are you replacing Draftsight with

    For those that haven't seen free Draftsight drops dead at the end of the year (the software will terminate its self). For those that have discovered this what are you going to replace it with? Admins: it would help if we had somewhere just for software discussions
  2. L

    What tools do you use for design work?

    Hi everyone, I'm a new member, been lurking for a while so let me know if I'm breaking any posting rules. It looks like a lot of people on this forum are doing designs from scratch. I've been working on some homebuilt designs and I've got some questions about the processes you guys use to work...
  3. B

    Solved: Pressure (Lift) Distribution along airfoil chord (and software)

    A while back I needed to determine the pressure distribution along an airfoil chord for various airfoils at various angles of attack. I looked everywhere, including here without any real success, so I decided to look deeper and try to figure it out myself. It took me a while to figure out how...
  4. W

    Composite Aircraft Design and CAD

    Ok, this is my first post so here I go! I am currently in the process of designing my own aircraft. Here is a link to see it in its conceptual state, I'll add a video tomorrow maybe. Airplane - Imgur I modeled this on 3DS Max and is actually my first model using that program (I usually use...
  5. G

    Too Many Links To List

    1st Happy Holidays to Everyone. First take a look at this, then select which one your are: Now the results of my mining links: Public Domain Aeronautical Software (PDAS) Sources of Aeronautical Software Airfoil Wing Design Program Software Free - Web - PEMonitorHosted XFLR5 Fixed Wing...
  6. N

    Free Build Logging Software Offer

    In the spirit of keeping things cheap and homebuilt i developed my own build logging software and are now offering a limited number of licences to other users for free. I am currently building a bearhawk but some of the files and discussions here have helped me over the...
  7. karoliina.t.salminen

    Aircraft conceptual design software for iPad?

    Hi Short question: - would somebody find useful a conceptual design software if it ran on iPad? Long time ago I was writing one for Mac, but then switched on doing Excel-sheets. Situation is as everybody knows, the software would have nothing else but calculate large number of formulas that you...
  8. Pytoche

    My Home made propeller design software + Download + Video + Tutorial

    This is my video tutorial about how to design, built and test a propeller with no money! in the video, i am the guy with black t-shirt. Application: I also made an application for windows and Mac that helps you to find an aproximate static thrust, angles, diameter, rpm and chord for begin...
  9. Y

    software to make a moving map

    hi all, i am a bsc computer science student.for my final year project i am to make an interactive aircraft map which pilots use.the requirement are that the map should be able to be rotated and scaled. also when rotated,the texts on the map should be kept upright all the time. for the...