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Soude

WingSuit Design

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Hi
I'm student of aviation college and I want to design a wingsuit as a project
I will so pleasure if there is any body to do this project
I need some information about WS that I can't find them in articles
1. I need some real pictures for one WS from different angle

2. Is there anybody know about aerodynamic design of WS?
Airfoil number?
Pitching moment of airfoil?

3. What's your opinion of I want to change the classic design of WS and new suit look like "Horten H O 229"?
Is it a good idea?

 

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Design one in CAD or actually build one? Wingsuits are complicated, require specialized machinery to make, and are very tedious and time consuming to sew. You're not going to be able to make any worthwhile wingsuit without access to specialized equipment you likely don't have access to. Even with it, you wont know all the techniques and trade secrets to actually cut and sew it together.

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14 minutes ago, 20kN said:

Design one in CAD or actually build one? Wingsuits are complicated, require specialized machinery to make, and are very tedious and time consuming to sew. You're not going to be able to make any worthwhile wingsuit without access to specialized equipment you likely don't have access to. Even with it, you wont know all the techniques and trade secrets to actually cut and sew it together.

Thank you

No, I want to design one in CAD

And do some test on it on wind tunnel and other.

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On 12/14/2019 at 9:25 AM, Soude said:

new suit look like "Horten H O 229"?
Is it a good idea?

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Where is @gisellemartins ;) 

Soude, there was a long discussion on this forum about 7 years ago about if it is possible to design wingsuits with large enough wings to allow soaring (like a hang glider). The answer is it is not possible for many reasons. 

You can search for "JetMan" to see a person flying under a rigid wing.

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Soude you might well design one in CAD but you still have to actually build it your going to test in a wind tunnel. Also wind tunnel testing will not give you all the answers, human body shapes vary and you would also need an understanding of what you want the suit for, all rounder, acro, speed, glide? All have different characteristics, it will be very difficult if you have no skydiving understanding to design a viable suit from scratch, safety is a huge part of the design. Good luck. 

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On 12/20/2019 at 2:23 PM, verticalflyer said:

Soude you might well design one in CAD but you still have to actually build it your going to test in a wind tunnel. Also wind tunnel testing will not give you all the answers, human body shapes vary and you would also need an understanding of what you want the suit for, all rounder, acro, speed, glide? All have different characteristics, it will be very difficult if you have no skydiving understanding to design a viable suit from scratch, safety is a huge part of the design. Good luck. 

Well, my collage supports me to build it as model and tests it in wind tunnel

And I and my body are my role model

I want to design a Wingsuit Based on Flight Distance Criterion

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19 hours ago, verticalflyer said:

Soude how good are you at stitching and accurately cutting wing profiles. Good luck and post what you build, would be great to see end product.

 
I have spoken to a tailor about sewing, who is swing parachutes
U have I can do it best
I will be happy to publish my results.

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