Experimental Swashplate

by   135k BaconAircraft  14 days ago

A simple swashplate I was working on that I thought would be cool to turn into somesort of a heli.


Instructions

Flight
AG-1: Engine Start
Throttle: Blade pitch.

Personal Use
Detach swashplate & blade assembly via dark grey cylinder connection to engine.
Detach tail rotor & blade assembly via grey cylinder connection to tail frame.


Spotlights

General Characteristics

  • Successors 2 airplane(s)
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 5.1ft (1.6m)
  • Length 36.7ft (11.2m)
  • Height 10.5ft (3.2m)
  • Empty Weight 11,791lbs (5,348kg)
  • Loaded Weight 20,654lbs (9,368kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 3.917
  • Wing Loading 350.9lbs/ft2 (1,713.1kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 58.9ft2 (5.5m2)
  • Drag Points 458

Parts

  • Number of Parts 149
  • Control Surfaces 0
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    24.0k CRJ900Pilot

    Thank you! @BaconAircraft

    2 days ago
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    @CRJ900Pilot sure i

    2 days ago
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    24.0k CRJ900Pilot

    May I use it for my own helicopter? Full credit will be given

    2 days ago
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    2,110 RedVine

    @BaconAircraft and also I do have professional H.O.T.A.S. system for my PC so WASD troubles aren't my problem. It's just construction problems. Also I would like to apologize for my bad English, since I am from Russia.

    11 days ago
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    2,110 RedVine

    @BaconAircraft I am a heli pilot too and I know how they behave. That's why I'm really confused by it's behavior in my RAH-96 Night Whisper.

    11 days ago
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    @RedVine I personally don't think they behave like excrement, but rather it is hard to control them using WASD instead of an actual control column. My friend's uncle in china is a former helicopter pilot for the PLAAF and he explained to me that helicopters really do behave oddly in comparison to what one thinks it may behave.

    11 days ago
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    2,110 RedVine

    @BaconAircraft you made my day! That explains why my swashplates behave like shit, excuse my language.

    11 days ago
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    @RedVine A physics phenomenon know as Gyroscopic Precession

    11 days ago
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    @YTneonANcreeper Make sure you're on high physics. It does not explode.

    11 days ago
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    @YTneonANcreeper @BaconAircraft yes whenever I power 1 it spins and explodes.

    11 days ago
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    2,110 RedVine

    Why is the plate on this swashplates is always going 90 degrees counterclock-wise from the blades pitch?

    11 days ago
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    @YTneonANcreeper are u sure about that

    12 days ago
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    hover at 73% throttle

    12 days ago
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    31.8k Chancey21

    Love the Poster

    12 days ago
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    Doesn't fly

    12 days ago
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    This is nice! By the way...do you think there’s a possibility you could upload an unlisted post of the Tu-144 so I could check it out or maybe finish it?

    13 days ago
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    damn! I love this design

    13 days ago
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    @BaconAircraft ohhhhhhhhh

    13 days ago
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    Thanks, but I won’t be using it. I always like to make and try new things myself before requesting assistance. @xXN1NJAXx

    +1 13 days ago
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    Make sure you’re on high physics! That makes or breaks the design. @Tencents49

    +1 13 days ago
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    755 xXN1NJAXx

    @BaconAircraft check out my page, I have a couple helicopters with elaborate swash plates, but they aren’t mine. I built a full scale Apache with it and it flies pretty decently. You’re welcome to steal the design for experimental use if you want to

    14 days ago
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    Help! Mine explodes when AG 1 is activated. Im not sure if its designed that way but i think its a flaw. (I feel like im missing a joke somewhere)

    14 days ago
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    @Blue0Bull Yeah. That's the planned next step.

    14 days ago
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    40.1k Blue0Bull

    That's pretty dope. Perhaps try to build a full scale helicopter?

    14 days ago
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    @Delta74 Yes. Remember to include a VTOL engine with Throttle Input set to Activate1

    14 days ago
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