A Book about Aircraft Scale Drawings

This June I started working on a new (fourth) edition of my book about aircraft computer models. Actually, I am finishing its first volume (“Preparations”). It describes how to prepare accurate reference drawings of a historical airplane, on the example of the P-40. Below you can see two of its pages (as they appear my screen):

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Figure 114-1 Two pages from my new book

Comparing to the third edition, I altered here the proposed workflow, using Inkscape as my basic tool. I also wrote more about eventual errors, which you can find in typical scale plans. In the appendices I included a section about the original P-40 blueprints, which is based on the posts from this blog. Here is the link to the excerpt from this publication. It contains the table of contents. I expect to release this book in January 2021. (I will write a post, when it will be available).

11 thoughts on “A Book about Aircraft Scale Drawings

    1. The first volume is about the reference drawings, which I prepare using Inkscape.
      Yes, in the next three volumes I will try to describe the latest Blender version. (This means that I will introduce updates to volumes II, III and IV when I finish the complete book. In that time it will be the Blender 3.0).

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  1. Well done! This book and its content could be very useful for all those who aspire creating 3d models. The game modding community in general.

    God speed!

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