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Adlersteiner german challenge Weltschmerz 3.8

143k RamboJutter  1.4 years ago
Auto Credit Based on AdlerSteiner's LuftWaffe Challenge - Reborn

Based very loosely on the Aerodyne II design form Cutangus on Deviantart, here is my entry for the competition.

As everyone now knows the Germans where experimenting and developing advanced technology, in this instance they have combined their early Jumo jet engines (new larger model used) with a gearbox and counter rotating propellors to form turboprop ducted fans.

This enables high speeds to be achieved while improving fuel economy. As with late war developments, short cuts where taken to enable faster production, in this instance this was in relation to the cockpit and gunnery positions which where in essence taken from the BF110 nightfighter and where sized to accomodate a pilot, radar operator and rear gunner.

The overall wing sections didnt need as much lift as a normal aircraft as the ductwork for the ducted fans also increased lift, this allowed for a more slippery design and thus faster speeds while still maintaining a nice handing aircraft for landing.

Armed with 8 MG17 machine guns (7.92mm) and 2 MG FF cannons (20mm) forward facing, 2 MG17 and 1 MG FF rear facing with two wing mounted weapons pylons, this design was equiped for bomber and fighter inteception and also met Hitlers requirements for all aircraft to also be able to carry bombs (Hitler had an adversion to fighters late war and required all new aircraft to be bombers.)

Ag1 retracts the flaps Ag2 enables the rear gun (has its own camera position) Ag8 disables ailerons and elevator (for use when on the gun position) LandingGear retracts the front wheels Majority of camo has been built with the panels so there isnt any flickering of colours. 1
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Armament options:

Two Henschel HS293A powered bombs
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2 Fritz X guided glide bombs
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Note: i did make a similar plane months ago, but i was never very happy with the build, this one has been created from scratch with my own developments added.

General Characteristics

  • Predecessor LuftWaffe Challenge - Reborn
  • Successors 2 airplane(s)
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 65.4ft (19.9m)
  • Length 27.2ft (8.3m)
  • Height 16.6ft (5.1m)
  • Empty Weight 14,427lbs (6,544kg)
  • Loaded Weight 16,425lbs (7,450kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 0.82
  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.243
  • Wing Loading 7.2lbs/ft2 (35.1kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 2,287.5ft2 (212.5m2)
  • Drag Points 845

Parts

  • Number of Parts 807
  • Control Surfaces 0
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    @Spitfirelad05 thanks :)

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    @RamboJutter Dude. I love your HS293A powered bombs! Used it against the tiny and it was going down in seconds! +1 upvote 4 this and the 293! :D

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    Hi there all

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    @RamboJutter error while editing post. fix in the works.

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    @Type2volkswagen i think your mashup has gone.... ;( i didnt see the last comment.

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    @RamboJutter I couldn't help it. They were screaming for it.
    RamboJutter Challenge Mashup

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    @Mumpsy thanks, glad you like It, wait until you see my next build ;)

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    72.1k Mumpsy

    @RamboJutter I just finally got to test fly this one. Flies like a dream! Exceptional!!!

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    72.1k Mumpsy

    Great stuff! Cool concept.

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    1,838 Irobert55

    @RamboJutter ok noticed. thanks.

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    @Irobert55 Lol, first line of description, "Based very loosely on the Aerodyne II design form Cutangus on Deviantart" what he based it on I have no idea :)

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    1,838 Irobert55

    looks coll. is it based on something?

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    @Tang0five it's wasn't planned but mby now you have planted the idea... my next one is sort of typhoony (newer rather than ww2) another rocket powered job, I'll send you it when it's flyable.

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    36.3k Tang0five

    Brilliant as always! I may be mistaken but is the possibility of a 110 marching in the general vicinity of your work stack?

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    29.5k BaconRoll

    @RamboJutter thanks for them links man

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    34.4k AdlerSteiner

    @RamboJutter i see you use that site too. maybe everyone does but, it's also good with the Fritz-X. can i have a copy of that version?

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    @BaconRoll im sure you could come up with a cunning plan, what about this and this webby has loads of inspiration.

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    @AdlerSteiner ive added a couple of photos of it flying with different ordinance, henschels and fritz x (both made by me and posted previously).

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    29.5k BaconRoll

    Damn unt blast I thought I was going to have a good shot at this challenge but nope this is too good

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    @AdlerSteiner thanks, i did fit my fritz x bombs but the part count was massive and the load time outweighed the advantage.

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    Damn , that's a nice plane ! If the challenge would only be counted on looks you would be the winner , and it flies extremely well too , good job !

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    34.4k AdlerSteiner

    Looks - 9/10
    Details - 10/10
    Speed - 9/10
    Agility - 7/10
    Weaponry - 6/10
    it's a good design, and i like the engine and the details like, the camo and the curved insignias. weaponry is good and the agility. although it elevates upwards, even without the flaps. this is a top notch though and would recommend as a fighter bomber.

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