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Panavia TORNADO GR4

297k BogdanX  one year ago
12,256 downloads

PANAVIA TORNADO GR4

[Twin-engine, variable-sweep wing multirole combat aircraft]

       Thank you Mod for testing/feedback. 

Improved model, better thrust reversal mechanics, issues fixed

(Green variant IDS cancelled)


Controls:
VTOL UP Wing sweep
VTOL DOWN Flaps
1 Speed Brakes
3 Fuel Probe
8 Reverse Thrusters (PowerBack)
5-6-7 Eject Ordinance


Features:

  • Stable at max speed at sea level (700/870 mph)
  • Different flight characteristics on wings position (default position> Higher turn rate, normal speed. Extended position> Poor turn rate, max speed)
  • Custom Wings, Landing Gear, Accurate weapons characteristics, Blueprints etc.
  • Matches specifications (size, height, fuel capacity, speed/acceleration etc.)
  • Painful build. Most complicated model I ever made. There are a ton of hinges/rotator/pistons.
  • Reverse thrusters work like they should, on the runaway, but they make the plane go in reverse during taxi. That function is called PowerBack. Be sure you deactivate them when the plane stops. If you use it for taxi, to go reverse into a spot, don't have them active more than several seconds, or you'll gain speed in the wrong way. Just press 8, wait a bit to start moving, press 8 again and brake.
    Sadly, cannot make reverse thrusters based exclusively on throttle because Brake key kills the engine power. So when people brake normally on runaway, no more RT.


             LANDING: Go around 10-20% Throttle. Activate SpeedBrakes (1)      Around 200 mph lower the flaps/slats (VTOL down). Touch down at 150 - 180mph. Activate reverse thrusters (8) and spoilers/wheel brakes (B). Plane will stop. Deactivate reverse thrusters.
    

General Characteristics

  • Successors 7 airplane(s)
  • This plane has been featured
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 47.2ft (14.4m)
  • Length 54.4ft (16.6m)
  • Height 20.8ft (6.4m)
  • Empty Weight 24,847lbs (11,270kg)
  • Loaded Weight 43,749lbs (19,844kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 1.541
  • Wing Loading 33.1lbs/ft2 (161.6kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 1,321.9ft2 (122.8m2)
  • Drag Points 4798

Parts

  • Number of Parts 429
  • Control Surfaces 5
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    Yes my favorite Germany boi

    20 days ago
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    Definitely my favourite

    6 months ago
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    SUPER COOL

    8 months ago
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    I was about to ask if it had thrust reverse but it does! nice!

    8 months ago
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    WOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOO

    one year ago
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    512 Bamboo

    takes gear

    one year ago
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    @BogdanX good point!

    one year ago
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    I painted it so it look like a MiG Eater.
    https://www.simpleplanes.com/a/PVT66I/MiG-Eater

    one year ago
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    7,316 MTakach

    someone's copying your aircraft

    one year ago
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    2,159 Carbonfox1

    I missed this post, lol
    Also i was tagged by accident i assume?

    one year ago
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    60.7k Chancey21

    Yeah, STOL planes were what I was referencing lol @BogdanX

    one year ago
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    But they were for challenges... or have there been ones recently? Also removing planes doesn’t have you less points. I’m pretty sure you’ve had like 4 or 5 planes that you’ve removed before that had features already @BogdanX

    +2 one year ago
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    Why this got featured you’re 214K lol

    one year ago
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    60.7k Chancey21

    A lot of planes are supposed to go in the air in four seconds @Awsomur

    one year ago
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    21.6k marcox43

    I've never flown a tornado in any simulator before, so I'm quite surprised by this aircraft's performance. the size too is rather small compared to other twin engine arcrafts, like the F-14 or so, that's surprising.

    +1 one year ago
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    382 Djorg708

    Thank you father

    +1 one year ago
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    What’s with the fireball in the second picture?

    one year ago
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    Nicely done

    +1 one year ago
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    39.1k Awsomur

    Looks great and functions very well. I also like that you have a realistic takeoff speed. A lot of planes here go up in the air in 4 seconds, but this one is very life-like. Awesome plane.

    +2 one year ago
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    1,484 AJosh92FS

    very awesome

    one year ago
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    2,511 0644701018

    Veery good

    one year ago
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    44.0k Sgtk

    She looks fantastic!! Great build as always @BogdanX

    one year ago
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    Noice. A variable sweep wing fighter. You should make an F-14

    one year ago
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    24.5k ChiChiWerx

    Featured...niiiiice!!!

    one year ago
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    Good stuff!

    one year ago
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