Re: Scanning an aircraft

From: Paul-Henri Tinguely (
Date: Tue Apr 03 2001 - 10:05:27 EEST

Hello Wayne and list,

You can use the Soisic system from Mensi,
It will allow you to scann the aircraft with a good accuracy from
different positions and reconstruct the surfaces from the points of

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With my best regards
Paul-Henri Tinguely

See a écrit :
> Hi everyone,
> We have a project where we need to get 3D data of an aircrafts surface in
> specific, small areas. Our intent is to plaster cast the surfaces and then
> have them laser scanned for CAD use. Works great on the top facing
> surfaces, but gravity is working against us in the down facing surfaces. We
> have considered laser scanning the aircraft itself, but this requires a
> steady, stationary structure to be built because some of these surfaces are
> quite high off the ground. Does anyone have any suggestions as to how we
> can take castings of these surfaces or scan them directly off the aircraft?
> Thanks,
> Wayne Foss
> Materials & Process Engineer
> Rockwell Collins, Inc.
> Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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