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Old 05-11-2006, 08:52 AM
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Here are a whole bunch of aviation calulators/converters.
[link=http://www.csgnetwork.com/aviationconverters.html]http://www.csgnetwork.com/aviationconverters.html[/link]
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Old 06-09-2006, 10:01 PM
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Heres a good calculator for finding the balance point on canards.

http://adamone.rchomepage.com/cg_canard.htm
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Old 12-03-2006, 09:29 PM
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Taken from a thread posted by a new member.

ORIGINAL: Manu DM

Hi to all home-made model enthusiasts.

Here is a webpage I built to easily design any fixed-wing model aircraft; it's called "Sweet Purple Planes" :



Computation includes MAC, CG, stability, flight speed and Power input.

Moreover, a sketch of your project is drawn automatically .

It should work well on most common browsers (IE6, FF1.5 and Safari).
However, if you detect any bug, let me know !!

The page is here :
http://zzmanu.club.fr/spp/spp.html

If you like it, don't forget to send pictures of models designed with SPP !

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Old 12-26-2006, 10:43 PM
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ORIGINAL: kamakasi

here is one for a [link=http://www.mmaa-modelairplanes.org]effective dihedral angle calculator[/link] I've also got a good c/g locator if I can relocate the file I'll post it.
The MMAA site has change and some things moved around, you can find the Effective Dihedral Angle Calculator here:

http://mmaa-modelairplanes.org/modul...name=Downloads

Other links in this thread that have changed (on the mmaa site):

Servo Torque Calculator: http://mmaa-modelairplanes.org/tools...calculator.htm

All the tools listed for the coloradogliders site can be found in our downloads section as well.



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You guys go way too deep in this thread....go back to the libraries you came from.
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Old 04-24-2008, 11:17 AM
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RCadvisor.com has had an airfoil analyzer since day one. It provides a full analysis at any angle of attack and Reynolds number. I have over 500 airfoils preloaded right now (more soon!).

I also have a simplified airframe analysis that nevertheless yields good results. A full wing analysis module is in the works.

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Old 05-29-2008, 03:24 AM
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ORIGINAL: Arbo

ORIGINAL: kamakasi

here is one for a [link=http://www.mmaa-modelairplanes.org]effective dihedral angle calculator[/link] I've also got a good c/g locator if I can relocate the file I'll post it.
The MMAA site has change and some things moved around, you can find the Effective Dihedral Angle Calculator here:

http://mmaa-modelairplanes.org/modul...name=Downloads

Other links in this thread that have changed (on the mmaa site):

Servo Torque Calculator: http://mmaa-modelairplanes.org/tools...calculator.htm

All the tools listed for the coloradogliders site can be found in our downloads section as well.



the one thing i need and the links are all shot.. Dont work[]
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http://mmaa-modelairplanes.org/download.php
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[link=http://www.rcadvisor.com]RCadvisor.com[/link] provides an advanced free online calculator for model airplane building and design. It features an electric power system optimizer, a virtual wind tunnel, a scale model sizing tool, and a real-time airfoil analyzer. The calculator requires no installation and runs on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

Our calculator uses ToolTips to provide help on highlighted entry fields, when it has advice to give, or to indicate an invalid entry. An online tutorial guides the user through common tasks. Twenty-five interactive graphs highlight trends at a glance. Graphs and results are recalculated automatically with every data edit, encouraging experimentation and speeding up the learning process.

Designed as a set of workbenches, each component (motors, airfoils, etc.) can be analyzed independently. A consistent layout for each workbench makes knowledge transfer easy. More advanced workbenches for airplanes and power systems combine multiple components together.

Registering to use the calculator is not required and it can even be run from your own website free of charge.
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Old 07-05-2009, 08:53 AM
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Sailplane Calc Now Available in Metric!

It is my pleasure to announce that with the help of Jaap Braam that all of my spreadsheets are now available in metric!
There are different downloads, one for the metric version and one for the original decimal version.

The original “Sailplane Calc” and “V-Tail Calc” have been updated as there was an error in Spiral Stability calculation on the Tail Sizing Checks tab. Thanks to A. Todd Jurhs for finding this error.

Flying Wing Calc is now available for wings with multiple tapers!
This spreadsheet uses the late Dr. Panknin’s formulas for calculating the required wing twist for a non-plank airfoil, originally for only a single taper wing and now available for up to three different tapers.
Note: I have not built or flown a model with more than one taper using this new spreadsheet.

Sailplane Calc also suggests Tail Sizes such as Vv, Vv, Spiral Stability, Equivalent Dihedral Angle and Roll Control.

Thanks to RCSD for publishing a tutorial on how to use “Sailplane Calc” in the April 2008 Issue; a link is provided on the Articles/Files tab of my new website.

I now have a dedicated website for all my contributions to the modeling community.

Please visit the new website for the most current updates:
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For those more technically minded, and who don't mind doing a lot of manual reading to get it right... XFLR5
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