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Ethos of Settlement

156k spefyjerbf  2.8 years ago
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“You’re going far away, aren’t you?”

SP’s first warp-capable space freighter. I tried a slightly different style here, and I think it looks great.

Miscellaneous Controls
Activator 8: De-activate REFLEX missile arrays
Trim: Pitch (Only useful for warping)
FireGuns: Forward Deflectors

Flight Controls (2D VTOL)

Throttle: altitude
Pitch: Forward Movement
Roll: Lateral Movement
Yaw: Yaw


This is the best part. Ascend and descend with ease. If you want to go to space, go straight up, and then straight down… that is, if you don’t want to find yourself a few hundred (or thousand) miles from your launch site. Instructions will be in text and gif form!
The Ascent
1. Bring Trim Up SLOWLY.
2. Press activator 1 to warp upwards.
The Descent
1. Trim Down SLOWLY
2. Press activator 2 to warp downwards
3. Put VTOL up (Airbrakes)
4. Bring Trim to center
Re-Entry
1. Wait until you are around 100,000 feet
2. Press activator 3 to avoid slamming into the ground!

Interplanetary travel is an exhilarating process. To travel to another planet, high speed is necessary, and that high speed is accomplished with the Repulse-Based Warp Drive. When a warp jump occurs, the drive imparts a massive force on the spacecraft, and therefore sends it hurtling across the cosmos. The ship then, if its trajectory has been correctly calculated, will enter an orbit around its destination planet.
The Ethos of Settlement is an example of such a ship. In fact, it was the first heavy-duty warpship to enter the public market. A highly capable cargo ship, the Ethos’s design allowed it to be the main workhorse of humanity’s interplanetary colonization effort. Strong hull, rugged construction, and effective weaponry all factor into the spacecraft’s commercial success. A versatile warp drive finalized the design’s success. The drive has, perhaps, the smoothest jumps of any modern warpship. Standard warping reaches speeds of 90,000 mph, and elite captains can opt for faster warp jumps.

General Characteristics

  • Predecessor Ethos of Settlement
  • Successors 1 airplane(s)
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 87.5ft (26.7m)
  • Length 253.5ft (77.3m)
  • Height 28.6ft (8.7m)
  • Empty Weight -4,734,385lbs (-2,147,483kg)
  • Loaded Weight 312,510lbs (141,752kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 0.053
  • Wing Loading 58,066.4lbs/ft2 (283,505.1kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 5.4ft2 (0.5m2)
  • Drag Points 178761

Parts

  • Number of Parts 830
  • Control Surfaces 0
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    156k spefyjerbf

    @BogdanX Thanks! I’ll let you know.

    one year ago
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    1,661 CK10

    @spefyjerbf OK. Have fun with SP!

    1.5 years ago
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    156k spefyjerbf

    @CK10 I’ve definitely thought about something along those lines. A warp drive would actually be pretty easy to do in SR2, but I’m currently having too much fun with SP to jump to SR2 at the moment.

    1.5 years ago
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    1,661 CK10

    wanna know what would be cool? (and I know this is an old build) if you could re-create this in SR2! (not that that would be easy, given that SR2 has very different engines and fuselages)

    1.5 years ago
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    515 Robiamba

    Just press one and it breaks the sound barrier

    1.5 years ago
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    156k spefyjerbf

    @SakuraSaku Thank you! I try my best to put my unique spin on things.

    2.1 years ago
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    8,611 SakuraSaku

    wow i love your style,

    +1 2.1 years ago
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    156k spefyjerbf

    @TheChosenOne Its not too hard to do. Try dissecting some of the VTOLs that I have made! If needed, I can point you towards some other good examples.

    2.1 years ago
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    3,821 TheChosenOne

    Right. Now I know I'll never do that...
    Bye bye, starship WIP XD
    @spefyjerbf

    2.1 years ago
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    156k spefyjerbf

    @TheChosenOne Good question. 2D VTOLs use a gyro to stay upright, with upward-facing jets to keep the aircraft in the air. Forward and backward motion are controlled by jets that have been modded to be extremely responsive.

    2.1 years ago
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    3,821 TheChosenOne

    How do you make that 2D VTOL system?

    2.1 years ago
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    156k spefyjerbf

    @RocketMaker295 You can only stop your descent with another activator group. (Like in the gif tutorial)

    2.4 years ago
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    is there a way it can stop faster when moving forward/up

    2.4 years ago
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    156k spefyjerbf

    @Thepilot172 It might be that the force from impact was there, but the damage itself was avoided.

    2.6 years ago
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    i love it🖖

    +1 2.6 years ago
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    1,519 PPLLAANNEE

    this is future tech right here

    2.7 years ago
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    Hmm

    2.8 years ago
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    156k spefyjerbf

    @ThomasRoderick The angled containers were an old design choice that I made when the ship was much smaller. Made sense for the configuration at the time. As for when they are removed, there is a large beam that connects the front and back sections of the spacecraft.

    +2 2.8 years ago
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    13.1k DemonSniper8

    @spefyjerbf awesome! Aslo, this actually ran on my kindle xD

    2.8 years ago
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    This starship sort looked like that of Ephwurd's, although I didn't exactly get how - and why - are the cargo containers loaded diagonally, and what will be left of this ship when these containers are removed……

    2.8 years ago
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    156k spefyjerbf

    @DemonSniper8 Thank you! I will definitely tag you in future uploads.

    +2 2.8 years ago
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    13.1k DemonSniper8

    woah...
    pls tag me in all your future builds btw :)

    2.8 years ago
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    @spefyjerbf Nice!

    2.8 years ago
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    52.6k Ephwurd

    Great work! This one now looks like a full-blown warship, plus warping never gets old

    2.8 years ago
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    156k spefyjerbf

    @EliteArsenals24 @DarthAbhinav @Ephwurd Its finally out! This one was a big project for me, so I hope that you enjoy flying it!

    2.8 years ago
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