Monday, December 16, 2013
XFLR5 is the most sophisticated easy to use free tool currently for modelling aircraft. I found some interesting articles about how to use it. They are covering old versions, but you may find them helpful. Resources for getting started with XFLR5: 1. Get XFLR5 here (for Mac): http://sourceforge.net/projects/xflr5/files/v6.09.06/XFLR5-6.09.06-MacOSX.dmg/download Read some instructions (covers old version of XFLR5 though): http://www.v0id.at/downloads/XFLR5-tut-v1.pdf https://engineering.purdue.edu/~aerodyn/AAE333/FALL10/HOMEWORKS/HW13/XFLR5_v6.01_Beta_Win32(2)/Release/Guidelines.pdf Then something from this magazine (covers old version of XFLR5 though): http://www.rcsoaringdigest.com/pdfs/RCSD-2008/RCSD-2008-02.pdf The moment curve especially in wing analysis is great tool for making your plane stable.