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  1. Y

    Nose Cone Drawing

    I need to draw a nose cone using solidworks but I couldn't draw, can you help? power series ,parabolic series or haack series. I need one of these three. please help me
  2. etsakimoto

    Ring Tail Issues in RockSim

    I picked up a couple of parts from a free parts bin at my local launch, and want to build a ring tail rocket with them. My current plan has a 4 inch body tube and a 5 inch ring tail that is 1 inch long. However, I am dubious of RockSim's accuracy on the matter. Adding a ring tail to the rocket...
  3. Novationx

    Software To Design Chutes

    Hello. We're making a model rocket for a contest and we were looking a 3D chute design software. Is there any you can recommend? Thanking you in advance.
  4. Co-leader of the LRP

    My Design Thread

    Hello! This is a thread where I'll be posting my designs for rockets, some which may eventually get built. Please feel free to make any sort of comments on my designs, i would appreciate the input. Also, this thread is inspired by neil_w's half-baked design thread
  5. rocketsharma

    Card Model design

    I am a total beginner to designing models, though I've built ones which are readily available online. Therefore, if someone here could point me in the right direction as to how I can start designing rockets and spacecraft for making card models, I'd be very grateful. I have no idea on how to...
  6. Nacho

    Cormoran MK1, my firts rocket and design.

    Hi, Today I would like to share with you my first ever rocket: Cormoran MK1 Specs: Length: 370mm Body diameter: 32mm Propulsion: C6-3 Mass with motors:124g Expected apogee: 150m (~495ft) Build material: PLA About it: I have been interested in rocketry for a long time. For one reason or...
  7. 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...
  8. cwbullet

    3D design contest.

    I am hosting a 3D design and printing contest. I would like to see the product utilized and not just a concept. What should the rules be? Rules: It must be your design and not off thingverse etc. Not just a concept. Show utilization or flight. Post an image with the part, rocket, jig being...