Hummingbird™ Autogyro

by   116k BaconAircraft  3 months ago

The latest in autogyro technology! The Hummingbird™ is a pusher-prop design autogyro that was designed to reach higher speeds while having much better performance than other autogyro/gyroplanes in the market.

A gyroplane/autogyro/gyrocopter is a aircraft, in which unlike a helicopter, the main rotor is not powered by any engine, but rather powered by the on-coming air, therefore providing majority of the lift that it needs to stay in the air.

Controls: (Continued below)
AG-1: Pusher prop on/off, cockpit on/off.
VTOL: Open canopy
Throttle: Activate rotor tilt, and the engine input.

Features:
- Functional cockpit and instruments
- Functional rotor control system
- Functional auto-gyration of main rotor
- High efficiency pusher prop-fan
- Sliding canopy
- Speeds up to 140mph in manuevers, dives and turns
- 60mph stall speed with autorotation

General Characteristics

  • Successors 3 airplane(s) +28 bonus
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 23.2ft (7.1m)
  • Length 26.5ft (8.1m)
  • Height 8.8ft (2.7m)
  • Empty Weight 5,348lbs (2,426kg)
  • Loaded Weight 5,490lbs (2,490kg)

Performance

  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.182
  • Wing Loading 2.5lbs/ft2 (12.2kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 2,198.5ft2 (204.2m2)
  • Drag Points 1838

Parts

  • Number of Parts 328
  • Control Surfaces 7
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    9,224 Planefun

    I like this one too @BaconAircraft

    one month ago
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    @Planefun glad to hear you're learning about it in school. Here's a better version of the autogyro. :)

    one month ago
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    7,545 MTBCrafter

    I love the clock in this thing XD

    one month ago
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    2 months ago
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    1,845 808REKT

    Hey Bacon, Sorry To interrupted you but I posted a DJI Phantom 4 Using your DJI Phantom 3 Model and made some changes to it. I hope you'll forgive me but I kinda cheated out the successor system and it didn't give you credit. I hope you'll forgive me for my actions but Some Mod is Picking on me and telling me I have to scrap my changes and use the successor system but I said that I'll give full credit to you in the description, including the link to your Phantom when I repost it. Can you fix this? @BaconAircraft

    3 months ago
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    Hi do u remember me?@BaconAircraft

    3 months ago
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    @BaconAircraft yeah I agree it's probably the best in the game

    3 months ago
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    51.6k MrMecha

    You should've named it "Brony Hunter".

    3 months ago
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    5,525 livetoplay11

    Nice!

    3 months ago
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    @spasmsofjustice Yeah, It's a wonderful cockpit. I don't see any reasons of remaking one :)

    3 months ago
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    Same cockpit as your glider nice :)

    3 months ago
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    41.6k Zandgard

    @Axelrod04 the weirding thing I ever fly...

    3 months ago
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    345 Axelrod04

    Very well designed, I like it!

    3 months ago
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    27.9k Warbrine

    Well I see I got a competitor in the gyro market

    3 months ago
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    3,785 kerothehero

    looks cool

    3 months ago
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    52.0k Sarpanitu

    I still cant grasp the physics behind how this uses oncoming air to create lift but I like it!

    3 months ago
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    7,694 A3

    It is clever how it doesn't use a motor for the rotor blades only the tail prop

    3 months ago
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    7,694 A3

    Very cool I like it!

    3 months ago
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    Nice! It could have looked a bit better if the windscreen was split into two though. It seems a little big to be made out of just one bit of glass...

    3 months ago
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    26.2k Treadmill103

    Awesome!

    3 months ago
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    @BaconAircraft oo I won't be making a gyro from it. I'll be making the British hypos Onich landspeedcreator record breaking bike. From it.

    3 months ago
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    @BogdanX That's cool.

    3 months ago
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    92.4k BogdanX

    @BaconAircraft honestly, since SP hates helicopter concepts, i believe this is very good.
    I don't do helicopters cause they are clumsy and unstable.
    Only thing closer i did it's the the Focke-Wulf-Fw-61 which flies acceptable

    3 months ago
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    @landspeedcreator No edits of autogyros can beat this

    3 months ago
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    Very nice bacon. You do know ima have a lil edit of this right lol

    3 months ago
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