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SA341 Gazelle

8,245 matickrmelj  11 months ago

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about the helicopter

The Gazelle was produced as part of an Anglo-French venture between Westland and Aerospatiale in 1968. Still one of the fastest helicopters ever built (with a maximum speed of 193 mph), it has served with all four branches of the British armed forces filling a variety of roles. It has been used with major success in every theatre in which the British Army has served, from it's amphibious role in the battle for the Falkland Islands to the deserts of Kuwait and Iraq to the mountains of the more recent Kosovo campaign.

how to fly

First, you have to get the engine going. Put the throttle up to 100% and wait a couple of seconds. In that time the rpm should be high enough.
After that, use VTOL UP to make the helicopter lift off the ground. Do not put VTOL all the way up too soon, it could lead to a loss of control. Once you are stable, you can do that, but just be careful.
You can activate Ag1 to make the helicopter more maneuverable, but that could lead to you losing control.

armament
4x inferno missiles

Spotlights

General Characteristics

  • This plane has been featured
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 32.0ft (9.8m)
  • Length 47.5ft (14.5m)
  • Height 14.7ft (4.5m)
  • Empty Weight -4,734,385lbs (-2,147,483kg)
  • Loaded Weight 10,862lbs (4,926kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 12.413
  • Wing Loading -439,839.3lbs/ft2 (-2,147,483.6kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 0.0ft2 (0.0m2)
  • Drag Points 8243

Parts

  • Number of Parts 173
  • Control Surfaces 0
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    4,244 Shippy456

    Maybe....

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    8,245 matickrmelj

    @Shippy456 coincidence

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    4,244 Shippy456

    No.... very similar heli designs lately.

    11 months ago
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    8,245 matickrmelj

    @Shippy456 what?
    about the comments?

    11 months ago
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    4,244 Shippy456

    I see a theme here....

    11 months ago
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    562 Jerba

    Thank you!@matickrmelj

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    8,245 matickrmelj

    @Jerba you can post it if you want. Go ahead.

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    562 Jerba

    Can I make a a SAR variant? I won’t post it if you don’t want me to.

    11 months ago
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    @matickrmelj np m8, thanks for making it :)
    I was looking for a gazelle in Simpleplanes as I love flying this heli in DCS world..
    I like how you setup the gyro, it's acts a lot like the autopilot in the gazelle.
    it could be faster, but that's a limitation of Simpleplanes itself ;)

    11 months ago
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    8,245 matickrmelj

    @Freerider2142 thank you!

    11 months ago
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    Very good helicopter ;)

    11 months ago
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    2,621 harits

    simple and beautiful.

    +1 11 months ago
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    8,245 matickrmelj

    @FairFireFight thanks! I don't know that much about how to make helicopters fly so that helps a lot.

    11 months ago
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    Never Enjoyed A Heli This Much Before But There's One Thing! Set Your Y Rotation On The Rotor To 0 , Right Now The Cyclic Moves On Un-Even Axix

    11 months ago
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    8,245 matickrmelj

    @yoshicraze @shipster @Tang0five @WarHawk95 @TheCreatorandDestroyer99 @SodiumChloride @TheFantasticTyphoon
    Thank you guys for the spotlights!

    +2 11 months ago
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    9,607 shipster

    Sweet, landing gear is a bit high but that's it. Well done! Plane and Simple

    11 months ago
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    2,533 FalconGT12

    Nice helicopter

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    74.4k ACEPILOT109

    clean and simple, just my style!

    +4 11 months ago