Profile image

Delta IV Heavy Rocket

6,809 BrainyDJ  6.2 years ago

This is BrainyDJ, reporting from mission control with our newest Spacecraft! This is a very accurate replica of the real "Delta IV Heavy" Rocket! It even comes with the launch tower and Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB). There is a video lower in description of the real rocket. Watch it!

Information: Built by the United Launch Alliance, it is the heaviest of the Delta IV (4) family of rockets. It is a rocket used to carry payloads into earth orbit.

Instructions:
-Activate group 1 to detach VAB
-Throttle up to max then right after deactivate 1 to move VAB
-Throttle up again and activate group 2 to start engines
-After the engines warmed up activate group 3 to launch!
-Yaw and Roll are switched for some reason. Yaw 'rolls' and roll 'yaws'.

Featured in this Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gy06tNcYFbw

Video of real rocket launch:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eO89KowRfiY&list=LLJR2WgzwxTOxSnw3AldXP0Q

This is probably the project that took me the longest, it took me about 7 hours at least (no kidding). This is also one of my biggest projects to date (literally and figuratively).

THIS IS HUGE. IT MAY LAG DEPENDING ON HOW GOOD YOUR SYSTEM IS. DON'T BLAME ME FOR LAG.

General Characteristics

  • Successors 7 airplane(s) +105 bonus
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 35.3ft (10.8m)
  • Length 99.2ft (30.3m)
  • Height 57.3ft (17.5m)
  • Empty Weight 26,917lbs (12,209kg)
  • Loaded Weight 183,057lbs (83,033kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 0.718
  • Wing Loading 3,779.3lbs/ft2 (18,451.9kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 48.4ft2 (4.5m2)
  • Drag Points 126956

Parts

  • Number of Parts 524
  • Control Surfaces 0
  • Performance Cost 1,968
  • Log in to leave a comment
  • Profile image

    Is cool tho

    4 months ago
  • Profile image
    3,743 RaendyLeBeau

    great work pal, the release clamp and mechanics are fantastic ! very well. .. omg amazing.. :D - Unfortunately, the rest of the rocket is not quite realistic, no stages separation etc. - still great work!!

    +1 3.6 years ago
  • Profile image
    3,743 RaendyLeBeau

    great !!

    3.6 years ago
  • Profile image
    4,046 JetFly

    why it's packed in styrofoam on the first pic?

    3.8 years ago
  • Profile image
    240 jdw6701

    why does it kill the engines when u press 4

    3.9 years ago
  • Profile image
    105 JoMiMi

    .

    4.3 years ago
  • Profile image
    640 Daviwavy

    everyone shutted up?

    5.7 years ago
  • Profile image
    640 Daviwavy

    the first ORION EFT-1 launch was on Dec.5, 2014. when it launched, the liquid main engine and the liquid booster engine was ignited, and the capsule was holding something VERY precious in place of humans. when 3/4 of the booster fuel was gone, the liquid main engine cut down its thrust amount by 10%. and then the booster fuel was gone, it was already close to being in orbit. so the main engine ignited for once more until its fuel was gone, and the decoupler's explosive bolts blew up and the first stage was separated with the rest of the rocket. the 2nd stage ignited putting the whole rocket into LEO. when it made about 3 orbits, the 2nd stage ignited again, backwards to de-orbit the rocket which causes the capsule to go through the transmission blackout because of the plasma heating the heatshields. suddenly, the capsule opened its chutes and landed somewhere in the atlantic. one of the famous ships picked it up and took it to a space center.

    5.7 years ago
  • Profile image

    Hello i may be new but i like downloading that's all now i would reccomend you build a Dockwise Vanguard.

    5.7 years ago
  • Profile image
    2,453 Average3323

    Would you like orbit, space, clouds and space engines in this game? Please upvote and comment this suggestion:
    https://www.simpleplanes.com/Forums/View/216909/Orbit-space-and-clouds-in-SimplePlanes

    +1 5.8 years ago
  • Profile image
    345 damoe

    NOICE :)
    (im a science addict)

    5.8 years ago
  • Profile image

    The yaw is the roll and the roll is the yaw because you are going up, not forward, and it doesn't count that as a factor for the nozzles. Hope that makes sense

    6.2 years ago
  • Profile image
    6,809 BrainyDJ

    @LordofLego Okay. The video of the real rocket is amazing. Just remove the VAB for now.

    6.2 years ago
  • Profile image
    18.3k Teus

    Absolutely briljant!

    6.2 years ago
  • Profile image
    16.2k LordofLego

    The rocket worked fine, the VAB didn't. I'll have to watch the video later.

    6.2 years ago
  • Profile image
    6,809 BrainyDJ

    @LordofLego Oh, and did you watch the video of the real rocket? Link in description of rocket. Its amazing!

    6.2 years ago
  • Profile image
    6,809 BrainyDJ

    @LordofLego Now that you mention a mobile device... this is NOT recommended for mobile. Probably why. This was built on PC for PC. I may release a version with ONLY the rocket for mobile. Its the VAB and the tower that cause lag and problems. The rocket is simple, really.

    6.2 years ago
  • Profile image
    16.2k LordofLego

    Maybe. Maybe it's just my iPad.

    6.2 years ago
  • Profile image
    6,809 BrainyDJ

    @LordofLego I don't know... I will post a video about it soon, maybe it will help?

    6.2 years ago
  • Profile image
    16.2k LordofLego

    I waited quite a while for it to move. I even added more engines.

    6.2 years ago
  • Profile image
    6,809 BrainyDJ

    @LordofLego about the VAB, i am not sure what happened. Try pressing 1 then throttle up to max and wait if it moves.

    6.2 years ago
  • Profile image
    16.2k LordofLego

    The first 3-view looks like a giraffe. The one from the top down.

    6.2 years ago
  • Profile image
    16.2k LordofLego

    @BrainyDJ Yes.

    6.2 years ago
  • Profile image
    6,809 BrainyDJ

    @LordofLego Did you active group 1?

    6.2 years ago
  • Profile image
    16.2k LordofLego

    Very cool! The VAB wouldn't move, so I had to cut a hole in the roof, but otherwise, not bad!

    6.2 years ago
  • Log in to see more comments