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Ki-43-II Hayabusa

85.1k Alisuchanka  one month ago
Auto Credit Based on Walvis's Remaster Challenge [CLOSED]

Old design here

Aluminum livery version here


Controls in Craft Instructions


Short description:

The Ki-43 was a light fighter designed and served in Japan during WW2. This features light weight thus enabling excellent turn rate and top speed.
Wiki


Armaments:

  • 2x 12.7mm Ho-103 machine guns
  • up to 500kg of bomb load

Features

  • Built according to real blueprints, specifications and scales(1:1 scale dimensions) and has mass close to actual aircraft as this is a replica build.
  • Simplified and functional VR capable cockpit with holographic gunsight.
  • Realistic flap tear off physics(see Craft Instructions for flaps settings and their speed limitations).

Photo Gallery(Some places and opponents are fictional):

P-40F-10 Warhawk
Ki-43 Flying by over the town of Zelenokhna, Ulyanovsk, Parovka 1943.


Ki-43 flying over the city of Vostok, Ulyanovsk, Parovka 1943.


Ki-43 engages P-40F-10 over Guadalcanal, 1943.


Cockpit


Map used:

Normandy by MisterT


Acknowledgement:

  • Special Thanks for JS01 for critiques, suggestions, blueprints, FT codes and for overall help making this build possible!

Happy hunting!

Alisuchanka

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General Characteristics

  • Predecessor Remaster Challenge [CLOSED]
  • Successors 2 airplane(s) +42 bonus
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 35.6ft (10.9m)
  • Length 29.4ft (9.0m)
  • Height 11.1ft (3.4m)
  • Empty Weight 4,594lbs (2,084kg)
  • Loaded Weight 5,874lbs (2,664kg)

Performance

  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.106
  • Wing Loading 25.5lbs/ft2 (124.4kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 230.5ft2 (21.4m2)
  • Drag Points 1390

Parts

  • Number of Parts 696
  • Control Surfaces 7
  • Performance Cost 2,782
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    BANZAI!!!!!!!!!!

    +3 16 days ago
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    finally a working vsi

    +1 28 days ago
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    85.1k Alisuchanka

    @Lake I'm using gimp to make letters and use IA image importer to import images into labels

    +2 28 days ago
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    1,854 Lake

    How did you made the Japanese letters at the fuselage?

    +3 28 days ago
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    Fun fact: It was the most agile and fastest warplane of the early stages of ww2

    +3 one month ago
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    85.1k Alisuchanka

    @hadum I haven't decided on a build yet.

    +3 one month ago
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    526 hadum

    @Alisuchanka I would rate....... 15/15.

    Would you mind Telling me what your next upcoming build is??? or Is it a Secret :]

    +1 one month ago
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    The details are fantastic!

    +1 one month ago
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    18.7k xNotDumb

    @Alisuchanka np

    +1 one month ago
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    85.1k Alisuchanka

    @WinsWings @xNotDumb Thank you!

    +2 one month ago
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    18.7k xNotDumb

    Kool!

    +1 one month ago
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    33.5k Zaineman

    @winswings you're right ! That canopy is cool. Look at it open back and forth and imagine it was rotated 180 degrees and the plane was facing the other way and the part of the canopy that doesn't move is removed. See it ? So it would slide back toward the pilot. God this is a cool design !

    +4 one month ago
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    33.5k Zaineman

    @WinsWings KK

    +1 one month ago
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    33.6k WinsWings

    Details are amazing. Love that open and close canopy switch. @zaineman try this

    +1 one month ago
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    99.8k Hedero

    Babe, babe, look, alisuchanka uploaded.

    +3 one month ago
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    A̵̢̦͂̀͌ĺ̷͙̯̦͉̲̇̓̃̂ͅė̴̟̂j̷̭̔̌̈́̀͂ͅa̴͚̙͘n̵̡̛̺͕͗̇͛̑̽d̸̢̟͓̀̊͛͝͠r̴̢̤̟͍̉͒̏ỏ̵̺͑͆͝ ̷̗̩́̐l̷̡̟̝̈̆̓͝͠e̴͙̩̱̰̖͆o̶̠͍̾n̶̢͇̗̲̞͂̉́͜c̵̢̲̫̰̉͜i̸̫̪̪͇͕̇̈̈́̍̔o̶̭̊̊ ̷͎͕͓̭͌̏̂̀͌̂ḫ̷̳͚͛̾̊̀̓̑i̴̞͍̮̯̽ ̷͍̘̻̠̫͒̓p̶̧̬̫̜̒̅͋͗͘͜͝ė̵̜͎ŕ̴͈̩̻͔̫s̴͈̖̝̣̐͜o̷̧͔̗͐̽̂͋̃͘n̵̤͕̱̮̉̿͝ͅ ̸̗̳͝͠�̸͚͑̈̇�̷̞̪̭̤̫̐̆̅̽̚͜

    +1 one month ago
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    1,854 Lake

    @Alisuchanka Arigato

    +1 one month ago
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    85.1k Alisuchanka

    @Lake i would create that but in the future

    +1 one month ago
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    85.1k Alisuchanka

    @SLSD001ph @404NameNotFound @Rompuss62 Thanks you!

    +2 one month ago
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    1,009 SLSD001ph

    Beautiful aircraft!

    +1 one month ago
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    very nice build, really love it
    we need to get this to highest rated of the month

    +2 one month ago
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    1,854 Lake

    Pls make the A5M monoplane fighter. that's my favorite fighter of the Japanese in ww2.

    +1 one month ago
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    Nice

    +1 one month ago
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    1,854 Lake

    Alas. It has arrived.

    +1 one month ago
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    18.9k JS01

    @Alisuchanka no

    +2 one month ago
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