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Dec 02, 2004, 10:44 PM
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Raster to Vector conversion program.


I have just come on to some freeware site that might be helpful.
This is a free download on a conversion program that will take 3 views of a
scanner and converts this in to many file formats.
Among the File formats are DXF, Tiff and others,the name off the website is
Wintopo

http://www.ayeone.com/wintopo.htm

Hope this will help some one.
Hans Bruhn
Last edited by tim hooper; Dec 03, 2004 at 02:46 AM. Reason: Forgot to name the website.
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Dec 19, 2004, 03:27 AM
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Just been surfing Jim Ryan's site and found that he has a nice page of downloads
http://home.fuse.net/ryan/download.htm
Dec 19, 2004, 10:57 AM
Single-task at best...
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Stefano Duranti, of Profili fame, has collected lots of freebie model plans here;

http://www.profili2.com/eng/default_plans.htm

tim
Jan 01, 2005, 08:13 PM
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A.L.Bentley's site with very detailed drawings of WW2 planes.
http://www.albentley-drawings.com/catalogue.htm

Hans
Jan 31, 2005, 08:34 AM
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Lots of documentation photos of planes in the UK, plus some neat photos of Gibraltar, circa 1935.

http://futurshox.net/aero.php3

Bill B.
Jan 31, 2005, 09:22 AM
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These decals are for smaller scale models but these are one heck of a great reference and if you're good enough, a great source for artwork to be scaled up for whatever scale you are working in as well as a good color reference...

http://www.eaglestrikeproductions.com/cgi-bin/esp2.pl

http://www.eaglestrikeproductions.com/cgi-bin/amd2.pl

Dave
Jan 31, 2005, 04:20 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Doc Data
These decals are for smaller scale models but these are one heck of a great reference and if you're good enough, a great source for artwork to be scaled up for whatever scale you are working in as well as a good color reference...

http://www.eaglestrikeproductions.com/cgi-bin/esp2.pl

http://www.eaglestrikeproductions.com/cgi-bin/amd2.pl

Dave
Just wanted to thank you for sharing the information .

Hans Bruhn
Jan 31, 2005, 04:22 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BillBowne
Lots of documentation photos of planes in the UK, plus some neat photos of Gibraltar, circa 1935.

http://futurshox.net/aero.php3

Bill B.
Many thanks for sharing,this seems to be on of the largest selection I have
seen.

Hans Bruhn
Jan 31, 2005, 07:23 PM
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This site's in French, but easy to understand. Most of the 3-views are of gliders (3 vues) .

http://membres.lycos.fr/wings2/gallerie.htm

Hans: My pleasure. I've had a lot of fun via the E-Zone and learned a lot. I'm glad to be able to contribute back to it.

Bill B.
Feb 21, 2005, 09:30 PM
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lots of 3-views for sale, most include cross sections
www.modelflying.co.uk
click on the blue phrase "click here to browse", then follow the links for scale drawings

Hans
Feb 28, 2005, 06:55 PM
I'm likin electrics
This site has some old unheard of planes as welll as some new
www.rc-files.com
Mar 22, 2005, 09:20 AM
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For those of you interested in the early aircraft, WW1 Aeroplanes published a "Scale Model" issue a number of years back that provided a pile of information on how to make scale parts, wheels, covering, and just about anything else you can think of. I wouldn't be surprised if this issue isn't still available in reprints. It's worth it's weight in gold for those of us who are anal about our early aircraft models.

...bob
Mar 26, 2005, 06:29 AM
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Instrument Panels


Some of the nicest I've seen.

http://www.propagteam.cz/zv_en.asp


Need a Spitfire Gunsight?




How about a 1/4 scale Bellanca Decathlon panel?

Apr 09, 2005, 12:55 PM
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Site with lots of free photos mainly german and japanese but plenty of other countries to.
www.warbirdpix.com/
Apr 10, 2005, 11:56 AM
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Scale instruments and laser cut parts from Walt Farrell, Spring Hill Kansas USA
Give him some business, guys!

Farrell, Walter
waltjan@earthlink.net
913 592-9325

tm


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