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XF-32 Valiance

4,244 Shippy456  5 months ago
Auto Credit Based on mikoyanster's Area88Challenge

”Elegance, in its true form.”

-Naryuoko Shorosima, Head Designer at Xavier Areospace.

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Controls:

Basic flight controls, nothing wrong there.
Group 1 to release cluster bomb.
Trim for pitch trim. (You’re gonna need it.)
Groups 2-7 to release Mavericks. You need to lock AND fire the inferno BEFORE pressing the release. Trust me they release from 2-7, in that order.
VTOL to counteract left/right roll translation. (I don’t know what is causing this.)
AIM and fire with the Guardians.
Brake for flaps and wheel lock. (Land gingerly with this.)
Gear button for gear.

Credit to @FranzPeterSiegfried for the fix!!

History (fictional):

In 1978, a Cold War was abound in between the US and Russia, both manufacturing more advanced jets than the other in order to show their power, in hopes the other would back off. Japan, being left out in this aeronautical challenge, decided they would butt in with more advanced tech than any of them, making them stop their pointless and costly feud. And so, in 1982, design and production began of the classified, for suspense, high tech jet. Finally, in 1985, on the date “Back to the Future” came out, Xavier Aerospace publicly announced to the world of their brand new XF-32 Valiance. Made to rule the skies, they put it. The US and Russia, in a state of shock, grudgingly put together a joint government funded aerospace program, purely for the dominance of the skies, Adrik-Jackson. Relations between the US and Russia improved with this, as the three countries raced for aerial dominance.

Personal Experience:

This jet has been a joy building over the past two months, however finicky it may be, hence the slight left roll, but nonetheless this is my first somewhat professional build, thanks to the 1.9 update. Also, as a side note, how is the layout of the description?

Stats:

 Top speed: 1600 mph (?)
 Range: Unknown
 Stealth: No
 Weapons: x1 Hamaki Repeater cannon
                   x1 Vulcan minigun (side mounted)
                   x1 Minotaur Cluster Bomb
                   x6 AGM-65 Maverick missiles
                   x4 AA-12 Guardians
                   x96 Chaff & Flares

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General Characteristics

  • Predecessor Area88Challenge
  • Created On iOS
  • Wingspan 35.4ft (10.8m)
  • Length 48.8ft (14.9m)
  • Height 14.9ft (4.5m)
  • Empty Weight 20,745lbs (9,410kg)
  • Loaded Weight 31,466lbs (14,273kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 2.499
  • Wing Loading 21.3lbs/ft2 (103.9kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 1,478.9ft2 (137.4m2)
  • Drag Points 4390

Parts

  • Number of Parts 560
  • Control Surfaces 5
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    4,244 Shippy456
    1. Yes I am a mobile player.
    2. The custom weapons were finicky and could only be detached via groups. Most likely because I am a mobile player, therefore I have less powers than PC. I couldn’t figure out how to get the custom weapon body to detach with the weapon.
    3. The auto roll I CANNOT figure out the source. It is a reoccurring issue.
      @LeonardoEngineering
    Pinned 5 months ago
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    4,244 Shippy456

    Cool. @mikoyanster

    3 months ago
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    Ease of maneuver - 17/30pt
    Realistic model - 48/70pt
    Details, paint and accesories - 18/30pt
    Realistic weapons and behaviour - 28/40pt
    Build quality - 18/30pt
    Mission Fulfillment - ??/100pt
    Fair play - 20/20pt

    149pt

    3 months ago
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    4,244 Shippy456

    Why thank you, @VeryUnprofession ! Any feedback?

    4 months ago
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    4,244 Shippy456

    I have tried EVERYTHING. However, I am looking into offputting the center of lift to counteract the roll. For now, use the VTOL alternate. @sheepsblood

    4 months ago
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    14.7k sheepsblood

    @Shippy456
    I understand that auto roll thing. It's when you pull up hard. I've had that in the past. I think it's related to the forward airfoil (wing) in relation to the rear elevator.
    I like to be able to pull up harder. So, if you want to know room for improvement, I would just say to repair that. Maybe change the size of the wing that's hidden to a smaller size or maybe the elevator to a smaller size would fix that...
    But, in the end it really doesn't matter. It flies great and I love the looks.

    4 months ago
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    4,244 Shippy456

    Yeee thanks @sheepsblood . Any feedback?

    4 months ago
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    4,244 Shippy456

    THANK YOU @FranzPeterSiegfreid !!

    4 months ago
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    4,244 Shippy456

    I edited desc for the challenge. @TheSolarFlare

    4 months ago
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    This is japanese cold aircraft?... it looks like 6th generation fighter.

    4 months ago
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    4,244 Shippy456

    Thanks. @LeonardoEngineering

    5 months ago
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    @Shippy456 in this case, your aircraft is way more impressive. Good job again! Keep up the good work!

    5 months ago
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    4,244 Shippy456

    Heccing hecc my creations never get above 20 upvotes :(

    5 months ago
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    4,244 Shippy456

    @randomusername any other suggestions?

    5 months ago
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    @Shippy456 I've just finished testing it.
    It looks good, I see all the affort you've put into detailing this jet.
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    It flies decently, but that autoroll is way too strong, and it's almost impossible to follow a straight line while taking off, as it tends to deviate to the right.
    I really like the landing gears, they look smooth enough to me.
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    Why didn't you choose a more conventional way to use your weapons?
    The more complicated it gets, the less time the people are going to spend trying to figure out how it works. Try to make it less messy on your next build!
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    You still have a lot to learn, that's natural.
    But overall it's a really nice plane, good luck with the Challenge!
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    PS: Are you a mobile player?

    5 months ago
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    4,244 Shippy456

    @belugasub

    5 months ago
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    4,244 Shippy456

    Thank you @LeonardoEngineering ! Any feedback?

    +1 5 months ago
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    4,244 Shippy456

    Comon more upvotes....

    5 months ago
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    4,244 Shippy456

    Thank you! @mikoyanster

    5 months ago
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    Very nice!!!

    5 months ago
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    11.5k Yourcrush

    @Shippy456 You're welcome dude

    Keep It Up

    5 months ago
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    4,244 Shippy456

    How do you feature planes?

    5 months ago
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    4,244 Shippy456

    I just have to give it time.

    5 months ago
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    52.7k Hedero

    Anytime!@Shippy456

    5 months ago
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    4,244 Shippy456

    Thanks! @Hedero

    5 months ago
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