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Balius

1,500 Viper3000ad  13 days ago
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Often companies choose to blend their brand name with an marketplace picture. The other day I saw in a known wrist watch shop, a racing plane design. It was a sleek agile little prop plane, with wings slowly fusing in to the fuselage and an inverted rudder. I thought that I will be an interesting transfer to the game, especially with my slow racing planes that could not take over the A.I in all events.
The biggest challenge was to create a sleek surface with curves -always a difficult subject with blocks, so I tried to make them with fewer parts as possible and cones. Because almost all my platforms are very slow, I left exposed the tip from the wing surfaces on flaps and ailerons. If you having lag issues at high speeds you can regulate the roll rate by adjusting the length of the internal wing. By poetic license I name it after one of the two immortal horses of Achilles, Balius (?a????). Balius was child of West Wind Zephyros and it was gift from Poseidon to Achilles father.
This plane it’s all about performance. Speed and stability was priority, but it’s also very economical. In “Going the distance” challenge covered 19.377 ft . Also you can land it almost every ware and take off from any flat surface, so you can visit all the beaches in the map.
AG1 is for landing lights, VTOL for Flaps. Have fun.

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General Characteristics

  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 34.3ft (10.5m)
  • Length 35.0ft (10.7m)
  • Height 9.9ft (3.0m)
  • Empty Weight 1,132lbs (513kg)
  • Loaded Weight 2,350lbs (1,066kg)

Performance

  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 1.276
  • Wing Loading 4.2lbs/ft2 (20.7kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 554.9ft2 (51.6m2)
  • Drag Points 2725

Parts

  • Number of Parts 163
  • Control Surfaces 3
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    1,500 Viper3000ad

    @bluecomet thank you for the vote ! Happy flights

    2 days ago
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    @Viper3000ad Will do. 😉

    5 days ago
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    1,500 Viper3000ad

    @DJS8Corporations "Tag" me when it's ready !

    6 days ago
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    @Viper3000ad Shhh! It's a secret. 😉

    6 days ago
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    No. I don’t like it...... I LOVE it!!!@Viper3000ad

    +1 9 days ago
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    1,500 Viper3000ad

    @AerialFighterSnakes Hope you like it. Like most of the racers has small cockpit , maybe in my case smaller than the original . The prop has a 50 degree fix rotation for lower drag. The initial design was based in Rols Royce Merlin engine, witch has an output of 1000hp , Balius with the same amount of power was not fast enough to beat the A.I in the races, but tried to keep it realistic as possible.

    9 days ago
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    I though this was a drone at first, until I saw the tiny cockpit. Lol. And I though this thing had counter rotating propellers.

    9 days ago
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    1,797 ainanen

    @Viper3000ad You too friend :)

    10 days ago
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    1,500 Viper3000ad

    @ainanen thanks for the vote and the spotlight. Love your Mirage. Happy flights

    +1 11 days ago
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    1,289 VVarperro02

    @Viper3000ad Ohh, thanks 😅 (i don't speak english, srry)

    11 days ago
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    1,500 Viper3000ad

    @ThomasRoderick Thank you for the vote and the spotlight. Happy flights!

    +1 11 days ago
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    30% rocket, 40% plane, 30% rocket, 100% awesome.

    +1 11 days ago
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    5,145 USSR

    Np @Viper3000ad

    12 days ago
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    1,500 Viper3000ad

    @USSR Thank you for the spotlight. Sometimes I am running simple planes from a ancient computer and I am having trouble if any design exceed 200 parts . So my builds are in most cases simple. This is why I appricied your planes . Congrats and keep building !

    12 days ago
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    1,500 Viper3000ad

    @yoshicraze @MEERKAT978 Thank you for the spotlight. Happy flights

    +2 12 days ago
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    1,500 Viper3000ad

    @VVarperro02 Thank you. Your STOL was very interesting, especially the spings and the hinges of your custom gear. @KwispyWaffelz Thank you for your funny comment.

    +1 12 days ago
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    1,500 Viper3000ad

    @DJS8Corporations Thank you, nice to hear again your friendly comment. I am waiting with eagerness for your next build. By the way are you preparing something?

    12 days ago
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    1,289 VVarperro02

    Awesome

    13 days ago
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    For a moment I thought the plane was upside down lol

    +6 13 days ago
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    Beautify done.☺

    13 days ago