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1K Special Griffon 2000

238k BogdanX  3 months ago

Griffon 2000TD Patrol Hovercraft

1000 Followers Special


[Light-weight hovercraft used for military and rescue organisations]


Promised challenge entry, I hope patrol/counter-insurgency role qualifies 

Controls:
VTOP UP - Forward
VTOL DOWN - Reverse (no steering)
YAW - Steering
ROLL / PITCH - Turret Rotation
7 - Warning Beacon ON
8 - Lights ON/OFF


Features:

  • If wheels scratching noise annoys you, avoid tarmac
  • A lot of fun for just 364 parts
  • Tundra camouflage theme
  • Simple, but innovative cushion mechanics and hovercraft maneuverability
  • No steering in reverse (Sorry, but that's realistic)
  • 12.7 machine gun UPGRADE (instead of stock 7.62)
  • Bad climber. Can attach high beach edges and kerbs, still cannot climb big slopes (also realistic). Still, great off-road handling
  • Max speed of 50 mph (extra 10 mph for fun)


Concept inspired by Leeohopard tracks (Anti-Air Challenge Winner vehicle)

General Characteristics

  • Successors 3 airplane(s)
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 21.0ft (6.4m)
  • Length 39.3ft (12.0m)
  • Height 17.3ft (5.3m)
  • Empty Weight 8,334lbs (3,780kg)
  • Loaded Weight 13,651lbs (6,192kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 1.481
  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.009
  • Wing Loading 80.5lbs/ft2 (393.2kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 169.5ft2 (15.8m2)
  • Drag Points 13207

Parts

  • Number of Parts 364
  • Control Surfaces 2
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    1,197 Chenxiang

    Mobile friendly...by the way That Sweden flag is for PewDiePie?

    2 months ago
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    82.1k RussianAS

    @BogdanX I just would like to know exactly the teams that you use.

    I really like the design of posts from you

    3 months ago
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    238k BogdanX

    @RussianAS i don't understand, commands? Like console? I rely heavily on new mod, designer-suite.... nothing special

    3 months ago
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    82.1k RussianAS

    @BogdanX 2

    3 months ago
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    238k BogdanX

    @RussianAS it that a compliment or an inquiry?

    3 months ago
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    82.1k RussianAS

    @BogdanX By the way, what commands do you use to design everything so beautifully?

    3 months ago
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    7,704 SuperSix

    Alright then thanks for the note. @BogdanX

    3 months ago
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    238k BogdanX

    @Shippy456 what scope?

    3 months ago
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    1,911 Shippy456

    Dat 360 no-scope tho.

    +1 3 months ago
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    if it wouldn't be to leggy

    3 months ago
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    ill try that @BogdanX

    3 months ago
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    238k BogdanX

    @Nerfenthusiast put a heli rotor under it, exactly where the COM is.

    3 months ago
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    I know they dont I wanted to get it to fly some how though @BogdanX

    3 months ago
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    238k BogdanX

    @Nerfenthusiast hovercrafts don't fly, dude! They rise like a 1-2 meters above the ground, but you cannot see it, cause the skirts are in contact with the ground all the time, to keep the air inside cushion and generate lift.
    The small hovercrafts can do jumps and fly a little, but those extremely light.
    The heavy ones, this one has 7 tons (fly that) follow the terrain, because they have also a low speed.
    Watch this

    +1 3 months ago
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    i couldn't get it to fly is what I mean @BogdanX

    3 months ago
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    238k BogdanX

    @Nerfenthusiast it starts "in the air".... the lower cushion section (that made of those many wheels) is a skirt and is "standing" only because the hovercraft is already levitating. On idle mode, no engine, the hovercraft should stay on those skirts directly on the ground. Because of the lag (a ton of wheels with active traction and suspension) i didn't added pistons to raise the vehicle from the ground on engines start. So you should assume the inside propellers are already working when you start.

    3 months ago
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    it doesnt work I couldn't get it off the ground @BogdanX

    3 months ago
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    238k BogdanX

    @Jrhench some of them i already did, like the Su-25, the U-2, the Bronco , Nazi BV-141 and the English Electric Lightning

    3 months ago
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    364 Jrhench

    @BogdanX will you rebuild them?

    3 months ago
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    238k BogdanX

    @Jrhench deleted low quality posts

    3 months ago
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    364 Jrhench

    Hey bogdan, I’m not sure if you have already been asked this but what happened to your older posts?

    3 months ago
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    238k BogdanX

    @xXRaindropXx no, is the first time i see it... and there are big differences, like edited traction and suspension of the wheels with different values, not to mention this one has no problems on water.

    3 months ago
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    1,815 xXRaindropXx

    Did you get the technique from this? https://www.simpleplanes.com/a/d342d9/JPIAFs-Hovercraft-HC-1RBT-Gregg

    3 months ago
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    238k BogdanX

    @Noobking 1K followers

    3 months ago
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    54.1k grizzlitn

    @BogdanX yes i did and I really love it cell done my friend :)

    3 months ago
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