"Aratore" Heavy Agricultural VTOL [AG Challenge]

by   79.1k spefyjerbf (based on jlewisifer's AG Challenge!)  11 days ago

"Cultivation on a behemoth scale."

The Aratore is a common sight in any agricultural colony. It can plant seeds, distribute water, and distribute crop protection agents over any size field. Each of these functions are done in air, and therefore replace most manual work. Machines like the Aratore currently facilitate most large-scale farming operations.

This is a VTOL. Controls and tips are useful to read...

Controls:
- Activator 1: water hose online
Activator 2: Seed dispersement systems online.
- Activator 3: crop protection agent dispersement systems online.
- FireGuns: Activate dispersement systems.

Tips:
- About 37% throttle is best for hovering.
- Very low maneuverability in forward flight.
- other than that, standard controls!

General Characteristics

  • Predecessor AG Challenge!
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 36.0ft (11.0m)
  • Length 70.6ft (21.5m)
  • Height 16.3ft (5.0m)
  • Empty Weight -4,734,385lbs (-2,147,483kg)
  • Loaded Weight 50,546lbs (22,927kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 0.533
  • Wing Loading 76.4lbs/ft2 (373.0kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 661.6ft2 (61.5m2)
  • Drag Points 23792

Parts

  • Number of Parts 304
  • Control Surfaces 4
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    254 bang091

    This is awesome

    6 days ago
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    Cool

    9 days ago
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    @spefyjerbf That's great, this style is beautiful. Also, I think I found the spiritual father of this, so to speak

    9 days ago
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    79.1k spefyjerbf

    @ZephyrSystems Probably, I have developed two styles out of new Portum. The first uses intricate natural patterns, while the second is exemplified by this craft.

    10 days ago
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    Also, will all New Portum designs use an obscene amount of beacon lights?

    10 days ago
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    Reminds me very much of a Carrack in every good way - nice

    10 days ago
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    Would be nice to fly this around a farm :D

    11 days ago
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    31.5k Ephwurd

    Could use a military refit! Nice work!

    11 days ago
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    3,435 jlewisifer

    Awesome! very creative use of the guns as seed dispersers and waterers. I dig the futuristic twist!

    11 days ago
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    13.6k TTHHSSSS

    The guns are insane!!!!!!

    11 days ago
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    23.9k Mumpsy

    That is Great! Coolest ag ship!

    11 days ago
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    @spefyjerbf nice job it looks awesome ^-^

    11 days ago
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    @spefyjerbf np

    11 days ago
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    79.1k spefyjerbf

    @FgFg @Planesbemodified Thanks! I have finished the desc.

    11 days ago
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    79.1k spefyjerbf

    @PyrusEnderhunter @Rugpeersdude @mikoyanster Thanks! I finished the desc.

    11 days ago