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112k jamesPLANESii  2 months ago

Helicopters should not have gyros in them!

This seems really obvious but I have seen tons of people, even 100K+ users, who are shoving gyros in their helicopters for handling even though they have helicopter rotor blades.

Have you heard of a swash plate? What? You haven’t? Well, let me explain.
A swash plate is a that’s thingy that attaches to the blades on a rotor so that they moves in ways that the helicopter can pitch and roll. The rotors on SP have this feature BUILT IN. Amazing right?
Yes that’s right, helicopters manoeuvre without any mystical, magical forces that make them do that stuff.

“James I know about this feature but it doesn’t make my helicopter manoeuvrable well enough. It’s too sluggish.”
Well let me show you something.

See these sliders? Make them higher if it’s not manoeuvrable enough! Experiment! Test what happens when you fiddle with this stuff!

This issue is so bad, I’m actually seeing far more helicopters with this issue than not.

#Say no to gyros

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    26.5k CRJ900Pilot

    I agree. I have a helicopter that flies beautifully without gyros. It just has one to hover and to help with very precise landings. It should be up by tomorrow

    +1 one month ago
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    7,504 ViridiCinis

    But if they are not meant to be used that way, what is the true use of them. What were they added for. @jamesPLANESii

    one month ago
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    People use the gyro as the main controlling method on their helis @ViridiCinis

    one month ago
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    7,504 ViridiCinis

    So wait, what is the use of a gyro???

    one month ago
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    I’d probably bump that up to 7 in 10 lol @Jetliner101

    +1 2 months ago
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    2,324 Jetliner101

    1 in 10 helicopters have a gyro in them. End the suffering. #saynotogyros

    +2 2 months ago
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    @jamesPLANESii I cheated on the message

    I know that
    But, I Before used gyroscopes for landings and take-offs!!!

    2 months ago
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    Isn’t that what tail rotors do? @DPSAircraftManufacturer

    +1 2 months ago
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    I knew that

    But use twist gyro to create stamina in takeoffs and landings !!

    2 months ago
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    This is the funniest post I’ve seen all day, I know it was posted yesterday, but still

    2 months ago
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    Ok indo testar
    -Dino suk venha ca

    2 months ago
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    Usando os giroscopios para estabilizar eles

    2 months ago
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    O grande problema e de que se inclinam para um lado

    2 months ago
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    But they don’t irl though, do they? @QingyuZhou

    2 months ago
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    Yea that’s ok @BogdanX

    2 months ago
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    153k QingyuZhou

    The problem is, new helicopter parts cannot create any gyroscopic forces like actual helicopters do, making in-game helis unstable,

    +4 2 months ago
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    226k BogdanX

    I have tested a lot of helicopters, including the Gator2, none of them cannot hover at fixed point without constant correction.
    They tend to lean to one side or yaw.
    Helicopters, in real life, have systems to counter those effects.
    So, i guess the best compromise is to make the flight model not involving a gyro, but to use that gyro only for fixed point hovering, when you try to land on a tight spot or to attack something

    +5 2 months ago
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    7,403 SubXTribe

    I almost using all my Custom gyro's for all of my helicopter build ROFL :3.

    2 months ago
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    94.0k RailfanEthan

    @jamesPLANESii i try

    2 months ago
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    ok
    but
    what if you wanted your heli to have

    2 gyros

    2 months ago
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    2,717 YourWife

    @jamesPLANESii clearly you've never downloaded an airliner from marine because he does it all the time. They just plop a gyro inside because the plane cant stay level at low speed.

    2 months ago
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    107 Darkhound

    say no to gyros, because it causes depression

    • random DHC worker

    2 months ago
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    Everything you say cracks me up XDD @RailfanEthan

    2 months ago
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    94.0k RailfanEthan

    say no to gyros in planes, helicopters, cars, and trains
    it's bad for the enviroment

    +4 2 months ago
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    say no to gyros kids, they're dangerous

    +1 2 months ago
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