1. R

    CAD for desining rockets

    Hello. I have a lot of experience designing rockets in open rocket. However, I want to move on to a CAD program like grab cad or solidworks for rockets. I plan to 3-D print some. What are the best programs, and would I still have to model them for stability and aerodynamics in open rocket? Thanks.
  2. Yukon@K-9 Rocket Tech

    How many of you CAD your rocket?

    I always CAD all my rockets before I start building in F360. Just wondering, how many of you do this?
  3. snrkl

    3D Printing CAD files for Eggfinder Mini, EggTimer Quantum and RRC3

    Team - long time to chat.. life gets in the way, yadda yadda... I finally bit, and bought myself a 3d printer, so I am working on lots of CAD fun with Fusion 360.. I am looking to make some sleds for my Eggfinder Minis, Eggtimer Quantum's and RRC3.. Here's the ask: does anyone have decent 3d...
  4. vcp

    CAD Software OpenSCAD Tutorial

    From the OpenSCAD Users Forum: OpenSCAD Tutorial Starts from the very basics, but I learned a few things.
  5. Seyhun Gültekin

    3D Printing Von karman nose cone

    Hello everyone, Well ı want to produce 10 cm diameter 3:1 von karman nose cone and ı set equations but dont idea how to apply in solidworks/catia can anybody help me to make in cad program? And ı heard about von karman nose cones is too Hard to produce with 3d printer cause cant giving to shape...
  6. opcon

    CAD Software Modeling boat tail - Inventor 2020

    Greetings! I'm trying to model the boat tail of the MAC Performance FireStickXL - 3" dia. rocket and I've hit a wall. After researching and some trial and error (/cough manual searching in the 'data') in Excel I figured out how to calculate the Ogive radius thanks to this website but I'm still...
  7. pararocket

    CAD Model Requests Raven Altimeter

    Not sure if this is already up... did a search and didn't see it so I'll make one. I'd like to get a hold of a CAD model of the Raven altimeter. I contacted the company and they sent me some "cad" files but they are actually just the Eagle board schematics and Solid Edge (CAD software I use)...
  8. Interstellar

    Tips and Guidelines for Aerodynamic Stability?

    I've been designing a simple one stage rocket with OpenRocket, which allows the user to design and simulate their designs. I was always told that a general rule of thumb for a rockets stability is that the center of gravity should be 1-2 calibers above the center of pressure. With this rule...