How to build a wing.

January 16, 2018

Like all the composite parts on the X1, the process of making a part is a 4 step procedure.

1. Design

2. Pattern

3. Mould - soon

4. Part - soon


Part 1. Design - How to build a wing

Above - X1 aero design principles. For a full size picture of the above, go to and scroll down.

Below - CAD drawings of the relationship of the rear wing and the top of the diffuser outlet.


Part 2. Pattern - How to build a wing

 Above - Laser cut ribs are tacked to leading edge bent tube and trailing edge straight bar.

 Below - 2-pot expandable foam is poured into box until it covers the wing frame.


Below - Excess foam is removed.



 Below - A fiberglass covering is applied.



 Below - The rear edge is re-inforced with a carbonfibre strip to ensure a perfectly straight rear edge.



Part 3 Mould - How to build a wing

Part 4. Part - How to build a wing


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