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1K Special Griffon 2000

226k BogdanX  13 days ago
Auto Credit Based on ErvenDynamics's Infantry Fighting Vehicle Challenge (CLOSED)

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

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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    6,312 SuperSix

    Alright then thanks for the note. @BogdanX

    3 days ago
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    226k BogdanX

    @Shippy456 what scope?

    8 days ago
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    1,611 Shippy456

    Dat 360 no-scope tho.

    8 days ago
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    if it wouldn't be to leggy

    9 days ago
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    ill try that @BogdanX

    9 days ago
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    226k BogdanX

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

    9 days ago
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    I know they dont I wanted to get it to fly some how though @BogdanX

    9 days ago
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    226k 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 9 days ago
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    i couldn't get it to fly is what I mean @BogdanX

    9 days ago
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    226k 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.

    10 days ago
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    it doesnt work I couldn't get it off the ground @BogdanX

    10 days ago
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    226k 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

    11 days ago
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    364 Jrhench

    @BogdanX will you rebuild them?

    11 days ago
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    226k BogdanX

    @Jrhench deleted low quality posts

    11 days 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?

    11 days ago
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    226k 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.

    12 days ago
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    1,680 xXRaindropXx

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

    12 days ago
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    @BogdanX ohh, well I’m dumb

    12 days ago
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    226k BogdanX

    @Noobking 1K followers

    12 days ago
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    @BogdanX umm did you mean 225k special because I’m pretty sure that you have a bit more than 1k

    +1 12 days ago
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    53.9k grizzlitn

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

    12 days ago
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    6,363 Roswell

    @BogdanX I see what you mean.
    Very interesting.

    13 days ago
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    14.2k ChiyomiAnzai

    Beautiful

    +2 13 days ago
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    226k BogdanX

    @Roswell tried... needs very precise adjustments.... it's a better climber now, also it can take higher obstacles.... but is more bouncy and has tendency to takeoff sometime
    You decide, here is the model

    13 days ago
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    Well I’ve already lost

    13 days ago
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