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Designing Aircraft

  1. Jan 25, 2016 #1
    Autodesk Inventor, Solidworks, and CATIA. I dont know which one are better to design an aircraft ? Which one should i pick for a beginner ?
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  3. Jan 25, 2016 #2


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    I don't think there is any obvious choice here, for one, due to the fact that real airplanes are designed with a lot more tools than just a CAD program. Also, any 3D parametric modeling software is going to be similar enough that learning one will pretty much teach you most of another.

    That being said, I believe CATIA is fairly popular at aerospace companies (though aerospace people are pretty much the only ones I know personally that use it).
  4. Jan 27, 2016 #3
    thx for your reply
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