How to set up the path mate in SolidWorks and make an airplane fly
Learn how to draw a 3Dcurve in an assembly and animate an object with the path mate.
model can be downloaded here: airplane
Step 1: draw a helix top-down
back in the assembly create a 3Dsketch converting the curve.
Step 2: define the path mate
Step 3: activate Solidworks Motion
activate the add-inn. define the displacement per time with the path mate motor. this option comes available after choosing the motion analysis drop-down.
Step 4: watch tutorial on youtube