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Model Aircraft Parts

We have recently been asked to produce a number of model aircraft parts so we had to have a go ourselves! We are pretty pleased with the wing so far but have come up with a few ideas to make a more laser friendly version such as incorporating living hinges on the leading edge, decreasing part count and simplifying construction!

We even laser cut the main wing support from 4mm Ply. It is actually 2 pieces and has a glued finger joint in the centre. From the couple of test pieces we did this was stronger that the ply itself.

When we have finalised the laser cut wing design we will post it up here.

If you require any laser cut parts please let us know and we will provide a very competitive quote.

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More Toys!

Ok, I am getting a bit carried away now! I am going to start thinking I am Santa Clause or Geppetto in a bit. Last one is a glider based on a Spitfire from 2.6mm balsa wood with a 5mm clear acrylic nose and 3mm dowel pins holding it together – no glue this time. As it has a 350mm wingspan I can see this one trashing quite a bit of the house on christmas day! I apologise to my wife in advance. Flight was about 15ft before it was stopped by a digital printing press. Oops. I will stick the plans on thingiverse when I get a chance.

Edit: Thingiverse link –