Flying replica set to fulfill Bugatti&#39s radical aircraft dream

Flying replica set to fulfill Bugatti&#39s radical aircraft dream

Geneva wheel
rapid prototype machining
Image by athomson
Turn the manage constantly and the star wheel rotates intermittently: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geneva_drive

It was printed with a speedy prototyping machine (3d printer) that constructs the models out of a extremely fragile chalk-like composite.

Flying replica set to fulfill Bugatti&#39s radical aircraft dream
Using contemporary fiberglass techniques, machined alloy fittings, and other supplies not offered to Bugatti in the 1930s, the 100P project aircraft is, even so, true to the size, energy, and shape of the original. As such, the flying dynamics and …
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The 60-credit degree will include courses on digital design, rapid prototyping, production, laptop-aided machining, 21st-century manufacturing approach and technology commercialization, according to a report in the Baltimore Enterprise Journal.
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