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Reconnisance Aircraft Challenge (CLOSED)

752 ND40X  4 months ago
54 downloads
Auto Credit Based on Rainman's Lockheed U2 Spy Plane

Welcome to the Reconnisance Aircraft Challenge. The Air Force has tasked you with building a new reconnisance aircraft for spying missions.

RULES:
-xml modding is allowed
-No mod parts (if used, they will be removed)
-Part count must be over 130 but below 2500
-Entry must be a new build
-Propellers or jets can be used
-Entry may be either a replaca or fictional
-Entry must be able to fly
-Entry must have a description
-Entry must be a successor (unless you have a good reason why you can't do this)
-Countermeasures are allowed
-Aircraft can belong to any airforce (real or fictional).
-Entry must have the tag 'Reconnisance'

JUDGING:
Builds will be judged on a 50 point scale based on;

-Design (Realism for the time period): 10 points
-Flying performance A (realism for the time): 10 points
-Flying performance B (did I enjoy flying it, does it fly well?): 10 points
-Build quality (are decals and details well made? are they present? does the build look sloppy?): 10 points
-Description quality (if a replica, does it give basic facts? if fictional, does it explain the craft well and provide a time period? are the controls listed? are there screenshots?): 10 points

PRIZES:

1st place: 15 upvotes
2nd place: 10 upvotes
3rd place: 5 upvotes.

DEADLINE IS MARCH 22.

each entry gets one upvote from me

General Characteristics

  • Predecessor Lockheed U2 Spy Plane
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 101.4ft (30.9m)
  • Length 42.7ft (13.0m)
  • Height 13.2ft (4.0m)
  • Empty Weight 5,071lbs (2,300kg)
  • Loaded Weight 13,237lbs (6,004kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 0.254
  • Wing Loading 29.5lbs/ft2 (144.2kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 448.3ft2 (41.6m2)
  • Drag Points 3465

Parts

  • Number of Parts 36
  • Control Surfaces 5
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    752 ND40X

    @jlewisifer just to say, I will still accept your entry

    2 months ago
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    752 ND40X

    Don’t worry, you can have as much time as you need @jlewisifer

    2 months ago
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    11.6k jlewisifer

    @ND40X hey man, I have had absolutely no time to work on my recon plane. For what it's worth, I've posted challenges in the past that never get off the ground so-to-speak. It happens. When I do finish the plane (though it will be quite late), I will post it as a successor.

    2 months ago
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    752 ND40X

    @jlewisifer yeah, same...

    3 months ago
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    11.6k jlewisifer

    @ND40X ok, cool. Thanks. Build has gotten a bit more involved and work/school never stop.

    3 months ago
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    752 ND40X

    @jlewisifer @ThePrototype @grizzlitn and for anyone else, I'm going to extend the deadline to March 30th. Please submit your entry (if you have one...) before then.

    3 months ago
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    752 ND40X

    @jlewisifer @ThePrototype @grizzlitn Just so you know, the challenge ends in two days. if you're building anything, I can extend the deadline if needs be

    3 months ago
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    752 ND40X

    Cool @jlewisifer

    3 months ago
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    11.6k jlewisifer

    Sweet. I just happen to be building a recon plan now...

    3 months ago