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Busybody

29.8k Hyattorama  2.0 years ago

This build had some harsh lessons in store for me. It was not an easy go. I'm sorry if it looks unfinished, but the part count is just too high for either of my machines to handle. Next time, I'll pay more attention to part count management.

Flight controls are standard, no AG controls.

The rudder control is very important on this plane, so make sure you use it when you're making turns.
This plane acts like she doesn’t wanna go up in the air, but keep arguing with her and pulling back on the stick and once she gets airborne and a little speed built up, she’ll stay level (with a good amount of trim).

Thanks to @XjayIndustrys for the idea to make this plane, and thanks to @XjayIndustrys, @randomusername, and @tylerdeveneuxmusic for help with troubleshooting. Thanks guys!

That's all. Happy flying :)

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General Characteristics

  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 55.0ft (16.8m)
  • Length 37.0ft (11.3m)
  • Height 16.8ft (5.1m)
  • Empty Weight 1,918lbs (870kg)
  • Loaded Weight 2,982lbs (1,352kg)

Performance

  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.083
  • Wing Loading 2.8lbs/ft2 (13.6kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 1,074.2ft2 (99.8m2)
  • Drag Points 3092

Parts

  • Number of Parts 809
  • Control Surfaces 6
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    29.8k Hyattorama

    Yessir it is :)

    Well... approximately. It’s not totally accurate, which is why I don’t consider it a replica. But hopefully it’s clear what it’s based on. I do this with most all my builds. I just don’t feel comfortable calling them replicas at my skill level, but also I want it to be clear (through the name and/or the shape of the plane) that it is not an original design. @Davisplanez

    2.0 years ago
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    2,261 Davisplanez

    Is This A Santos-Dumont 14-bis?

    +1 2.0 years ago
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    29.8k Hyattorama

    Haha because such wings @AWESOMENESS360

    2.0 years ago
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    @Hyattorama much fly, very upvote.

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    29.8k Hyattorama

    Hahaha @AWESOMENESS360

    2.0 years ago
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    Such square, very box.

    +1 2.0 years ago
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    29.8k Hyattorama

    Thanks guys!! :) that makes me feel better for sure. @ThePrototype @Mumpsy

    2.0 years ago
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    29.8k Hyattorama

    Don’t worry, you’re not alone! It is definitely a misleading shape haha. @MrDoolittle

    +1 2.0 years ago
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    29.8k Hyattorama

    I think it’s mostly all the fuselage sections that comprise the four main wings. There’s quite a lot of em. Actually there’s quite a lot in the fuselage itself too. If I had it to do over again I’d lower the part count... @JetFly

    2.0 years ago
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    8,269 MrDoolittle

    Did anyone else think this was backwards when they first spawned it in... No? Just me? Ok then...

    +4 2.0 years ago
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    73.4k Mumpsy

    Dang! That's great!

    2.0 years ago
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    16.3k ThePrototype

    YES, THIS IS AMAZING

    2.0 years ago
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    3,979 JetFly

    but why is the part count so high?

    +1 2.0 years ago
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    29.8k Hyattorama

    Haha @XjayIndustrys

    2.0 years ago
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    Left ;)@Hyattorama

    +1 2.0 years ago
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    29.8k Hyattorama

    Well hey, that’s gotta count for something right? Haha @XjayIndustrys

    +1 2.0 years ago
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    29.8k Hyattorama

    Thank you man, that helps :)@FastDan

    +1 2.0 years ago
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    It’s the best 14 bis on the site

    2.0 years ago
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    5,826 FastDan

    Don't sweat it,it looks great!

    +1 2.0 years ago
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    29.8k Hyattorama

    Thanks man! I’m pretty frustrated with it so that’s nice to hear haha. I don’t think this plane is going to get much attention, but I’m happy that you like it! :) thanks for your help with troubleshooting/morale boosting by the way @XjayIndustrys

    +1 2.0 years ago
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    Wow looks so good

    +1 2.0 years ago