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Andy Green examines the software options - 13/4/10

Craig Spence30/03/2010 11:34:33
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Hi all,
well, I have recently gained an interest in designing my own planes. However I have done one on paper id now like to purchase some software to practise some ideas.
So what would I need to buy and whats the best thing to buy?. Once you have complteted your design on the computer would you have to download it to a stick to take to a print/copy shop to print off your plan?.
Will it tell you where to put formers and ribs or can you manipulate it to how you would like it?, what i mean is, will it give you reccomendations?.
Feedback appreciated,
cheers all.
Andy Green13/04/2010 08:58:40
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I'd suggest DevCad from Stefano Duranti or DevFus.
You can get a free download to try. One of its best fratures is the ability to import an image ang trace around it to form the outline of your CAD drawing.

Edited By Andy Green on 13/04/2010 08:59:57

Craig Spence27/04/2010 16:42:31
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Sorry for the late reply Andy and thanks, ill have a look now.

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