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Lockheed A-12 Oxcart

9,012 Simplemike  7 months ago
Auto Credit Based on Simplemike's OXCART- WIP

Thank you all for the support! This is my first build to make the front page!

The Lockheed A-12 was a reconnaissance aircraft built for the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) by Lockheed's Skunk Works, based on the designs of Clarence "Kelly" Johnson. The aircraft was designated A-12, the 12th in a series of internal design efforts for "Archangel", the aircraft's internal code name. In 1959 it was selected over Convair's FISH and Kingfish designs as the winner of Project GUSTO, and was developed and operated under Project Oxcart.- Wikipedia

Controls:
Standard flight controls
Ag1: main engine
Ag2: afterburner (pitches nose down violently at first, then raises nose at over 1700mph)

Takeoff:
Ag1, full trim, full throttle until 240ish then pitch up and raise gear. I prefer to light the burners over 1000ft

Landing:
Deactivate afterburners, slow to under 300, main engines throttled to 50%. Manage pitch by using the trim slider

Spotlights

General Characteristics

  • Predecessor OXCART- WIP
  • Successors 1 airplane(s)
  • Created On Android
  • Wingspan 56.6ft (17.3m)
  • Length 109.1ft (33.2m)
  • Height 21.5ft (6.5m)
  • Empty Weight 48,308lbs (21,912kg)
  • Loaded Weight 82,679lbs (37,503kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 1.087
  • Wing Loading 58.9lbs/ft2 (287.4kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 1,404.7ft2 (130.5m2)
  • Drag Points 9715

Parts

  • Number of Parts 195
  • Control Surfaces 0
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    150 Amequan

    How do I change my profile picture ;-;
    The real reason is if u can teach me to build

    6 months ago
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    9,012 Simplemike

    @Amequan sure, with what?

    6 months ago
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    150 Amequan

    Simple mike can u like help me lol

    +1 6 months ago
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    Happy birthday, A12!

    +1 7 months ago
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    9,012 Simplemike

    @Bluerobot11 very true! Thanks for your support!

    7 months ago
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    3,893 Bluerobot11

    what can I say, Kelly Johnson was a genius

    +1 7 months ago
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    @Simplemike I can definitely see that, looks awesome, it's a pain, but in the ends it's worth it, well at least in this case... I'm my case is maybe about 3/4 of the time. That's or I start questioning my definition of effective use of free time.

    +1 7 months ago
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    9,012 Simplemike

    @echowhiskey11 I've been working on cockpits per your suggestion!

    +1 7 months ago
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    9,012 Simplemike

    @SakuraSaku thank you!

    7 months ago
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    8,091 SakuraSaku

    awesome cockpit

    +1 7 months ago
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    9,012 Simplemike

    @Ikhsan2005 using the nudge tool. I'd get the part to attach and then move it. Oh and a lot of patience

    +1 7 months ago
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    1,482 Ikhsan2005

    How you make the Interior?@Simplemike

    7 months ago
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    9,012 Simplemike

    @blackhattaircraft @ikhsan2005

    7 months ago
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    35.8k ACEPILOT109

    No mate @Simplemike

    7 months ago
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    9,012 Simplemike

    @Vidal99977 @ACEPILOT109 thanks!

    7 months ago
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    160k SledDriver

    @Simplemike I agree.

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    9,012 Simplemike

    @SledDriver thanks! More bigger=more gooder

    7 months ago
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    160k SledDriver

    Nice. I like the massive engines.

    7 months ago
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    35.8k ACEPILOT109

    Epic

    +1 7 months ago
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    10.9k Vidal99977

    My eyes... HURT!!

    +2 7 months ago
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    9,012 Simplemike

    @acepilot109 @lancasterace @vidal99977

    7 months ago
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    9,012 Simplemike

    Thanks @kungfuevan !

    7 months ago
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    9,012 Simplemike

    Thanks @belugasub @wizard2017 @randomusername

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    14.6k USSR

    Np! @Simplemike

    +1 7 months ago
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    9,012 Simplemike

    Thanks! @USSR and @jamesboa !

    7 months ago
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