Introduction to the Basic Modeling Process

Topics

These topics outline the basic modeling process which uses a publicly available aircraft three-view drawing to create a VSP model.  Users should generally follow the steps below and then refer back to each tutorial as needed for refreshing memory and reference.

Common Sources of Information
Adding a Background Image
Creating the Fuselage
Shaping the Fuselage
Creating the Wing
Creating the Vertical Tail
Wing Placement and Airfoils
Creating Nacelles
Vertical Tail Fairing and Wrap Up

Other Subjects:

Getting Started
Concepts
Interface
General Component Information
Introduction to the Basic Modeling Process
Wings
Fuselages
Stacks
Pods
Ellipsoids
Bodies of Revolution
Propellers
Blanks
Hinges
Conformal Bodies
Human Mesh
Cross-Section Details
Skinning, Blending, and Section Modification