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Old 7th January 2012, 10:44 AM   #1
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Default How do you model Airplane Wingboxes?

hello! i am here again! and i am struggling to make the wingbox of my a321

->so yea, i would like to have soe tips for making thm, as my current wingbox isnt reall accurate...and hard to smoothen the surfaces up(NO SUBDIVISIONS! )
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Old 11th January 2012, 04:32 PM   #2
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Default Re: How do you model Airplane Wingboxes?

Basically, the best way is to find a wing filet (cross section) and extrude it outward. Your choice as to whether to "cut the wing filet out of the fuselage" or to have it intrude into the body of the model.

While extruding, you'll want to plan ahead to make the separation of flaps, ailerons and gear doors easier.

There are a few ways to get better wingtips, but they're a bit too involved to go into in a short post.
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