With the improvement of CAD CAM (Computer Aided Drafting Computer Aided Machining) this unusually shaped flying wing could be created. I had tried more than 10 years ago to make objects for fluid mechanics based situations using CAD software, but there were a lot of limitations. I’m sure it was possible back then, but not without a lot of cash for specialised software or sitting down to write the software myself. Now the open version of Fusion 360 with a 2010 model MacBook Pro managed to do the job – just!
For more blog posts of the process behind this flying wing (which I have labeled ‘Gemot’) see WingFocus.com.