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Nieuport 17 (Lafayette Escadrille)

46.6k 2Papi2Chulo  7 months ago

thanks to @rexzion for help balancing it

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The Nieuport 17 C.1 (or Nieuport XVII C.1 in contemporary sources) was a French sesquiplane fighter designed and manufactured by the Nieuport company during World War I. An improvement over the Nieuport 11, it was a little larger than earlier Nieuports and better adapted to the more powerful engine than the interim Nieuport 16. Aside from early examples, it had the new Alkan-Hamy synchronization gear, permitting the use of a fuselage-mounted synchronised Vickers gun firing through the propeller disc.


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Fun Fact- This is the squadron my Great- grandpa flew for in WWI


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General Characteristics

  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 26.8ft (8.2m)
  • Length 19.2ft (5.9m)
  • Height 8.4ft (2.6m)
  • Empty Weight 11lbs (5kg)
  • Loaded Weight 1,032lbs (468kg)

Performance

  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 19.363
  • Wing Loading 5.5lbs/ft2 (26.7kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 188.7ft2 (17.5m2)
  • Drag Points 1678

Parts

  • Number of Parts 1248
  • Control Surfaces 5
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    46.6k 2Papi2Chulo

    @nomalnormaltheman thank you

    2 months ago
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    you are an talented person dude all of your plane look beautiful.

    2 months ago
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    It looked so long in the photos lol

    6 months ago
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    18.2k rexzion

    @2Papi2Chulo lol, thanks custom props are a bit hard to get if you're new to them

    7 months ago
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    46.6k 2Papi2Chulo

    @rexzion I swear i had it in there but I fixed it. thanks bro

    7 months ago
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    18.2k rexzion

    aww man no credit to me? :(

    7 months ago
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    How come all the cool biplanes here are like a 1000 parts each!?

    7 months ago
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    46.6k 2Papi2Chulo

    @MajorSix thats awesome. idk much ab mine but that he left america to join the escadrille

    7 months ago
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    5,408 MajorSix

    Your great grandfather flew in WW1!? Mine did too! He flew Sopwith Camels for the RAF. 103rd Squadron. Fun fact: 103rd was actually one of the first bomber squadrons. My great grandfather was an escort fighter in the squadron.

    7 months ago
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    46.6k 2Papi2Chulo

    @CRJ900Pilot I never thought about that. Thank you

    7 months ago
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    31.6k CRJ900Pilot

    Amazing, absolutely amazing! The livery is spot on and insanely cool, plus the cockpit is a very cool experience. The rotary engine and the custom prop is the cherry on top, that must've took hours to make lol. Wings and engine cowling are super smooth which make me happy. Only little thing I recommend is to put damperMultiplier on the rotators for the control surfaces. They are quite lurchy and realistically, the pilot would ease in and out of maneuvers. In the JointRotator section, put damperMultiplieron the left and put 10000 on the right. You can change this value to your liking

    7 months ago
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    46.6k 2Papi2Chulo

    @TheSavageManZ yeah. It was fun getting that shot

    7 months ago
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    that's my fokker in the background huh

    7 months ago
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    46.6k 2Papi2Chulo

    @lilgreen06 thanks. the wheels are 2 parts and a skinny tire

    7 months ago
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    1,) I love this! 2.) I like the fact that you made a plane that kind of has history with you and your family. 3.) How did you make the wheels?

    7 months ago
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    I love the ww1 plane comeback, great work!

    7 months ago
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    126k MAHADI

    Holy moly! that's a cool art!! Great job!

    7 months ago
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    noice

    7 months ago
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    1,086 123Acepilot

    An incredible build ! Your great-grandfather would be very proud of you.

    7 months ago
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    oh
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    I
    Just
    Had
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    Gasm

    +1 7 months ago
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    46.6k 2Papi2Chulo

    @PrinceZuko I was gonna fix that but i didn't think it was that big

    7 months ago
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    46.6k 2Papi2Chulo

    @KettleKip glad you like it

    7 months ago
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    2,505 TeaKippy

    Wow! I had so much fun flying this!

    7 months ago