Watch your heads! Incoming newbie!

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by bzm3r, May 3, 2012.

  1. bzm3r

    bzm3r New Member

    May 2, 2012
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    I'm a pretty young guy, still got a couple of years to go until I finish my undergraduate structural engineering specialized civil degree in university.

    I have an interest in paper/card modeling in general, and light weight, flyable paper aircraft models in particular.

    I have only begun digging though, and reading about liftline's (an older member) experiences on this forum has been a great learning opportunity.

    Tools/knowledge I'm familiar with:
    Very basic electronics
    Glue and scissors

    Still have a lot of learning to do when it comes to aerodynamics and paper modeling techniques! So tips/books on that would be super.

    Anyway, looking forward to getting to know you guys :)
  2. Zathros

    Zathros Guest

    :welcome1: to the forum! Very glad to have you here. We have a few aspiring engineers. This is a good thing, having you hear, and you modeling your experience into the real world. In case you did not know, you can get a full functioning working copy of Rhino3D for $179. I think as opposed to $1000 dollars! Rhino3D is what I use to mode. A sample of what I do in card modeling in here:

    It is a fantastic program and free to try. It is used in many movies, and by NASA to do the Space Shuttle tiles, and by Nike to model sneakers, as a couple of examples of it's users. The list is quite extensive.