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Grumman F4F "Wildcat"

left-click = rotate, middle-button/CTLR-left-click = pan, scroll/right-click/ALT-left-click = zoom

Downloads: 887
Uploaded by: kmelikov
File size: 172 kilobytes
VSP Version: 2.X
Copyright holder: kmelikov
Copyright year: 2014
License: Attribution Share Alike (CC BY-SA)

File ID# 250
Manufacturer Grumman
Units Dimensionless
Description Created as part of a personal project involving CFD and AVL stability analyses, with the ultimate goal of restoring a Wildcat RC model to flying condition.
Source Quality

3 - The source material used to create this model was Good. This means good 3-view drawings were used to create the model.

Model Suitability
  • 1 - Cartoon or Pretty Picture
  • 2 - OML for wetted areas/drag buildup
  • 2 - Build a display model
  • 2 - Accurate OML for detailed aerodynamic analysis or CFD
Tags airplane , single-engine , piston engine , military , fighter

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kmelikov (April 29, 2015 at 23:31):

The wire was made using a fuselage component and making it very thin. The square part was also made using the fuselage component. you can just use two square cross-sections set at a distance from each other.

The Aviator (May 29, 2014 at 20:58):

The detail im interested in is the square part

The Aviator (May 29, 2014 at 20:58):

how do you make the string and the rear landing gear?

kmelikov (May 21, 2014 at 4:54):

@The Aviator: Thanks!

The Aviator (May 20, 2014 at 20:28):

im amazed nice model!

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