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First-Ever Radar in SP!!

6,026 HawaiiRanger  7 months ago
3,656 downloads

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Introduction:

Realistic, Reliable, and Responsive.

I am proud to present the first ever radar in SimplePlanes, I has taken several weeks to make, most of which was trying to figure out the code. This is my first FT code, and I hope you like it! This version only shows the selected target, although as it says below in Notes and Soon to Come, there will be other versions coming which will include the islands, etc.


How I made it and How it works:

This radar has lights that will show where the target is, by showing the heading and distance from it. Every light had to have it’s code entered in, an example of which is below:
clamp01(abs(deltaangle(33.75,Heading-TargetHeading))<5.625) * clamp01(TargetSelected) * clamp01(TargetDistance >= 16093.44) The lights will also only turn on when the target is selected, which gives it more realism.


Uses:

Radar is one of the most helpful tools that can be used in aircraft, sea vessels, and land vehicles for racking the enemy and finding it’s exact position.


Notes and soon to come:

I will be making better versions with more precision, etc., soon. I will also make others that show the height offset, and other radars that will also show the islands and the fleet.


It is free to use in all projects, but if you do, please upvote and give credit.
Please help others see it and support by upvoting, spotlighting, and following!
Thanks!

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General Characteristics

  • Successors 6 airplane(s) +42 bonus
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 2.9ft (0.9m)
  • Length 5.9ft (1.8m)
  • Height 3.3ft (1.0m)
  • Empty Weight 5,592lbs (2,536kg)
  • Loaded Weight 5,592lbs (2,536kg)

Performance

  • Wing Loading -439,839.3lbs/ft2 (-2,147,483.6kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 0.0ft2 (0.0m2)
  • Drag Points 711

Parts

  • Number of Parts 457
  • Control Surfaces 0
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    I used this for my Harrier That has 614 parts now, and My Airbus beluga that has around 1,000+ Parts, since I "Accidentally" mirrored it, so i have 2 Radars in my Beluga exactly.. parts count..... But it's still "Mobile Friendly". I gave credit but the Beluga Is coming "Soon"

    4 months ago
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    5 months ago
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    thank you

    6 months ago
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    196 Jakeeeee

    thx@BagelPlane

    6 months ago
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    21.5k BagelPlane

    @Jakeeeee I've got a less parts radar here

    6 months ago
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    196 Jakeeeee

    can you make one with less parts so I can put the radar on something complex and not crash the game

    6 months ago
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    2,586 cruiseman101

    no way @HawaiiRanger HOW DID YOU MANAGE TO MAKE THIS!?!?

    7 months ago
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    Not the first

    7 months ago
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    16.1k Astro12

    I also have a radar. Look at this plane: https://www.simpleplanes.com/a/5W39cK/As_14
    this radar uses much less parts

    +1 7 months ago
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    5,177 ValtTeck

    Too bad my computer can only run it standalone without a plane lol

    7 months ago
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    you're an actual genius

    +1 7 months ago
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    16.7k SneakySniper

    also, this is a monumental moment, @BogdanX has upvoted your project.

    +1 7 months ago
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    16.7k SneakySniper

    100TH UPVOTE

    7 months ago
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    3,095 Aweyer26

    Great idea!

    7 months ago
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    Does it tell you where aircrafts are or something else

    7 months ago
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    I do not understand what this thing is looks like a refueler in air

    7 months ago
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    8,799 DaKraken

    Well its simply actually... just made it with clamp01(abs(deltaangle(33.75,Heading-TargetHeading))<5.625) * clamp01(TargetSelected) * clamp01(TargetDist....

    you get the idea.. haha very funny mumbo jumbo reference please lik and subscrib and shair xd

    +2 7 months ago
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    Any plans to do a very crude, extremely low part-count version?
    Heh. I'll tinker it later. If I do succeed, you'll be tagged.

    7 months ago
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    Exactly what I was thinking @F104Deathtrap

    7 months ago
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    2,586 switdog08

    Does it work inverted?

    7 months ago
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    Have you considered using an analog rotator and piston system for this? 457 is a lot of parts, and having a single light moving around with a black background and a couple circles to mark distance would probably use fewer than 20 parts.

    No disrespect, this is a staggering amount of effort and the result looks awesome.

    +11 7 months ago
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    865 Person05

    457 parts for this little thing 😂

    7 months ago
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    1,295 RedBaronBR

    an excellent job, You must have spent many days doing this, I think it deserves more recognition. It is strange how stupid and non-functional constructions done in an hour receive much more recognition than this type of work. Congratulations on this excellent construction

    7 months ago
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    3,288 Subnerdica

    that is truly impressive

    7 months ago
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    2,533 MRpingouin

    It is so amazing to see athe first working radar in sp but the shap is not that good also the color becaus the real radar have like circl things and a rotating stick but still very cool i will folow you to see the new versions.

    7 months ago
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