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143k jamesPLANESii  one year 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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    Lol shameless self-plug @jamesPLANESii

    4 months ago
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    I’m talking about after 1.8... @ColonelStriker

    5 months ago
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    I did have a gyro like helo a few years back when BaconAircaft made a system that essentially functions as a gyro

    5 months ago
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    Well that’s alright lol @ColonelStriker

    5 months ago
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    Well boi I sure have news to half disappoint you. I also do gyros but I have never uploaded a helo after 1.8

    5 months ago
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    27.5k 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

    +2 one year ago
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    7,638 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 year ago
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    People use the gyro as the main controlling method on their helis @ViridiCinis

    one year ago
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    7,638 ViridiCinis

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

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

    +1 one year ago
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    2,694 Jetliner101

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

    +2 one year ago
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    Isn’t that what tail rotors do? @DPSAircraftManufacturer

    +1 one year ago
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    This is the funniest post I’ve seen all day, I know it was posted yesterday, but still

    one year ago
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    Ok indo testar
    -Dino suk venha ca

    one year ago
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    Usando os giroscopios para estabilizar eles

    one year ago
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    O grande problema e de que se inclinam para um lado

    one year ago
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    But they don’t irl though, do they? @QingyuZhou

    one year ago
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    Yea that’s ok @BogdanX

    one year ago
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    205k QingyuZhou

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

    +4 one year ago
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    9,382 SubXTribe

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

    one year ago
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    @jamesPLANESii i try

    one year ago
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    ok
    but
    what if you wanted your heli to have

    2 gyros

    one year ago
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    15.4k 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.

    one year ago
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    409 Darkhound

    say no to gyros, because it causes depression

    • random DHC worker

    one year ago
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    Everything you say cracks me up XDD @RailfanEthan

    one year ago
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