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Posted by sir_clive | Jul 02, 2016 @ 02:26 AM | 5,650 Views
We are happy to announce that the Wing Helper 1.2.1 is officially released!

As originally described in this article, Wing Helper is a state of the art parametric 3D CAD program for design of RC airplanes. In the current version, Wing Helper focuses on the definition of the main wing. In future releases, we will be adding support for empennage, fuselage, electronics, and more.

Wing Helper is distributed on a "try-before-you-buy" principle. You can download it for free from our web page, install it on your computer (Windows, Mac or Linux), and evaluate it for one whole week without any functional restrictions.

A virus scanner report can be found here. If you already have a Wing Helper license, this license will be valid for 1.2.1 as well. If you don't own a Wing Helper license yet, you will still be able to use the Wing Helper, however the DXF and PDF export will be disabled after the expiration of the test period, which is one week past the first installation of Wing Helper.

The list of new functions and improvements since the version 1.0 comprises the following items:

  • Completely redesigned mouse controls (3D view)
  • Additional standard views
  • Completely redesigned sheeting functionality (see "Advanced" option in the sheeting tab of the panel dialog window; the old method still remains available)
  • Support for cap strips
  • New spar types: Cuboid and Cuboid Joiner
  • Round and cuboid spars are now located at the rib mid line, with the option to
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