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(I can’t believe I have to say this) Did you know that...

108k jamesPLANESii  4 days 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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    I’d probably bump that up to 7 in 10 lol @Jetliner101

    13 hours ago
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    2,161 Jetliner101

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

    +1 15 hours ago
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    @jamesPLANESii I cheated on the message

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

    3 days ago
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    Isn’t that what tail rotors do? @DPSAircraftManufacturer

    +1 3 days ago
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    I knew that

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

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

    3 days ago
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    Ok indo testar
    -Dino suk venha ca

    3 days ago
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    Usando os giroscopios para estabilizar eles

    3 days ago
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    O grande problema e de que se inclinam para um lado

    3 days ago
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    But they don’t irl though, do they? @QingyuZhou

    3 days ago
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    Yea that’s ok @BogdanX

    3 days ago
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    145k QingyuZhou

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

    +3 4 days ago
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    216k 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 4 days ago
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    6,141 SubXTribe

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

    4 days ago
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    89.3k RailfanEthan

    @jamesPLANESii i try

    4 days ago
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    ok
    but
    what if you wanted your heli to have

    2 gyros

    4 days ago
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    505 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.

    4 days ago
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    107 Darkhound

    say no to gyros, because it causes depression

    • random DHC worker

    4 days ago
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    Everything you say cracks me up XDD @RailfanEthan

    4 days ago
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    89.3k RailfanEthan

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

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

    +1 4 days ago
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    3,412 Randomdoggo

    sighs this is gonna make a argument

    4 days ago
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    Using it for autopilot is OK. But using it like that on your heli is not realistic at all. @randomusername

    4 days ago
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    2,204 CSP27

    I have a technique, that permits to use a heli rotor without gyro or tail rotor
    Ah Ha

    4 days ago
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    Did you know that I actually use gyroscopes in plenty of my builds? Gyroscopes can be a trusty autopilot for very long range flights. Also, gyroscopes can be transformed into a freely maneuverable gyroscopic system that allows all ranges of motion. That is partially how I got some of my crafts to over maneuver at low top speeds. They are also the essential maneuvering mechanism that allows my helicopters to maneuver in all directions without limits. It just takes a bit of knowledge to make them work well. Click here for proof

    +2 4 days ago
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