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Simple Balloon

35.9k EliteArsenals24  3.3 years ago
1,046 downloads
Auto Credit Based on EliteArsenals24's Floaty Boi

A simple helium filled balloon.

Pressumably the first working balloon in SimplePlanes.

How to use:

Just strap and float

Features:

Floats - Well it floats.
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Tips:

  1. I've assigned the balloon to AG8 which means it activates from the start. I suggest that you keep it that way if you want it to feel like a real life balloon.
  2. You can toggle the buoyancy of the balloon by changing the PowerMultiplier through xml modding. You can also change the input if you like.
  3. By default the balloon can lift about 1000 pounds or even more.
  4. If you want the string to be longer or shorter adjust the range of the winch.
  5. The balloon is mirror-friendly
  6. I suggest to keep AG8 active. Because activating and deactivating sometimes can mess with the balloon and fly in random directions especially if multiple balloons are attached.

Here's a demo provided by Floaty Boi

Basically this is made up of 5 main parts:
A winch for the string, An engine for helium or air, An inlet for the engine, A gyroscope for straight flight and a fuel tank for fuel.
The rest are for aesthetic purposes.

Also I've finished making the hot air balloon.
Basically it just changes the input to Throttle other than Activation Groups but I want to have a realistic feel to it and added some parts. Still has a low part count though.
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Alrighty Floaty Boi out!

General Characteristics

  • Predecessor Floaty Boi
  • Created On Android
  • Wingspan 1.3ft (0.4m)
  • Length 1.2ft (0.4m)
  • Height 4.1ft (1.3m)
  • Empty Weight N/A
  • Loaded Weight N/A

Performance

  • Wing Loading N/A
  • Wing Area 0.0ft2 (0.0m2)
  • Drag Points 2

Parts

  • Number of Parts 1
  • Control Surfaces 0
  • Performance Cost 38
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    @Bob9998 that's ok.

    2.2 years ago
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    @Bob9998 alrighty

    2.2 years ago
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    @Bob9998 I'm all ears.

    2.2 years ago
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    @Bob9998 maybe we could do a collab next time. If you ever have some FT related weapons you could tell me and I can provide a design.

    2.2 years ago
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    @Bob9998 I didn't know that. You're really in depth with this stuff! Pretty nice.

    2.2 years ago
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    @Bob9998 of course.

    2.2 years ago
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    @JaeBeansS It does.

    2.4 years ago
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    55.0k Beefy

    @EliteArsenals24 idk

    +1 3.2 years ago
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    @Alienbeef0421 do negative values still work?

    3.2 years ago
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    55.0k Beefy

    @EliteArsenals24 you could do with a REALLY low power et engine, or a negative mass fuel tank

    3.2 years ago
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    @jamesPLANESii Never underestimate the power of floaty boi lol.

    3.3 years ago
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    @Alienbeef0421 :)

    3.3 years ago
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    That’s a very powerful balloon...

    3.3 years ago
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    55.0k Beefy

    Nice!

    3.3 years ago
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    15.5k Defective47

    @EliteArsenals24 he'll come out to kill kiddies on Halloween. it would be off season of him to start murdering now lol.

    +1 3.3 years ago
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    @KorbynS Thank you :)

    3.3 years ago
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    Np @EliteArsenals24

    +1 3.3 years ago
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    325 KorbynS

    This is awesome!

    3.3 years ago
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    Yea.@EliteArsenals24

    3.3 years ago
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    22.6k Potato21

    Thanks@EliteArsenals24

    3.3 years ago
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    @Potato21 well thank you. Yours is still pretty cool though.

    3.3 years ago
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    22.6k Potato21

    I think yours is better, it has a use after all@EliteArsenals24

    3.3 years ago
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    @Potato21 I didn't saw your build before I assume mine was the first
    Well mine is a subassembly anyway and yours is a full size build. Yours is much stable though.

    3.3 years ago
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    7,618 MTakach

    @EliteArsenals24 hue

    3.3 years ago
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    @CRJ900Pilot well you can use it to make stuff float lol.

    3.3 years ago
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