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NASA ER-2 "Dryden"

337k BogdanX  1.5 years ago


  Credit to CHICHIWERX for support and MOD for chromatic expertise 

[Derivative of the U-2 used for high-altitude civilian research]


[Download U2-S BLACK here]


Controls:

1 EJECT POGO WHEELS
2 SPEED BRAKES
VTOL FLAPS UP/DOWN (Flaps can go up several degrees on this model)
8 LIGHTS ON/OFF


Features:

  • The most advanced flight model possible on SP
  • Best airbrakes EVER, epic smoothness
  • NASA blueprints/specs. Competent feedback on performance
  • New building technique, everything is custom
  • Original livery


About this:

  • Tried to match the most important aspects of the U-2: Incredible glide ratio, good acceleration, slow speed, maneuverability, landing/takeoff speed/angles, trim/pitch authority, climbing speed etc. Had to compromise not to turn this powered glider into a jetfighter.
  • Trim tabs mechanical system, they act properly on pitch/roll/trimming
  • Flaps on this plane go up several degrees (it's a not a noobish mistake), to (i quote) "alleviate the stress on the tail at low altitudes and high airspeed." Also to allow faster descend
  • Max speed is increased with 100mph (at 10,000ft) to prevent not dying of boredom while climbing. Is impossible to match the graph charts on present SP altitude formula. So instead of almost stalling at 80,000ft, it goes supersonic.
  • This is a 99,9% new build, kept only the landing lights from my previous U2

General Characteristics

  • Successors 2 airplane(s) +7 bonus
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 103.2ft (31.5m)
  • Length 62.4ft (19.0m)
  • Height 18.4ft (5.6m)
  • Empty Weight 12,260lbs (5,561kg)
  • Loaded Weight 33,531lbs (15,209kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 0.603
  • Wing Loading 11.7lbs/ft2 (57.3kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 2,856.8ft2 (265.4m2)
  • Drag Points 3864

Parts

  • Number of Parts 400
  • Control Surfaces 7
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    @BogdanX aight

    9 months ago
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    @BogdanX dude, so what type airfoil for fix the pitch (nose) down problem? :|

    Oh i forgot, whats you discord name? (if u have it)

    9 months ago
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    @BogdanX okay okay. So sorry. Help me

    9 months ago
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    @BogdanX this wings not suitable for my fokker 100 (not real) but thanks

    9 months ago
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    26.9k ChiChiWerx

    Did you leave?

    10 months ago
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    150 Haxon

    So, you look like are great plane builder, and you have ALOT of great planes, call it what u want, but I'd like to see if u can make a plane or jet propelled by forward facing helicopter blades, I tried it my self but no luck

    1.3 years ago
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    3,620 Mmdben

    Thanks for answering me!
    @BogdanX

    1.3 years ago
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    @Keesler oh ok

    1.4 years ago
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    2,915 SayakaSaeki

    Very good very good

    1.4 years ago
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    1,369 Default4

    @Simplepugs They could never show the U2 in airshows something about "Public Exposure" You might have seen the ER-2 because that was allowed to be shown out in public. :)

    1.4 years ago
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    Oh ok.@BogdanX

    +1 1.5 years ago
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    What happened to your tornado?

    +1 1.5 years ago
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    @BogdanX ok

    1.5 years ago
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    I’ve seen a U-2 at a air show,there was also a p-38,the blue angels, AND the Thunderbirds at the air show

    1.5 years ago
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    @BogdanX maybe u should make a super marauder,it is a experimental US bomber

    1.5 years ago
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    12.6k Brields95

    P-38?

    1.5 years ago
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    @BogdanX thanks :)

    1.5 years ago
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    @BogdanX wow I can’t find that...
    Have you taken a look at my suggestions yet?

    1.5 years ago
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    @BogdanX oh okay, and what's the nacelle on the back for?

    1.5 years ago
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    @BogdanX aw thanks a lot!
    btw I see no mentioning of the rotating nose anywhere...

    1.5 years ago
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    @BogdanX hmmm lemme have a try at that... shouldn’t be too difficult but it needs work...
    what about my suggestions? do you have any plans on them?

    1.5 years ago
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    Also, if done correctly, this could be reverted into the U-2S right?

    1.5 years ago
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    Anyone remember when adam from myth busters flew in one of these. Also amazing work! I absolutely love it!

    1.5 years ago
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    382 Djorg708

    You should make a quinjet for avengers

    1.5 years ago
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    @BogdanX the pregnant guppy or the super guppy
    thanks :)

    1.5 years ago
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