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[CLOSED!] Ultralight Aircraft Challenge

5,540 JakeS  9 months ago

WINNERS HAVE BEEN CHOSEN

Winners have been chosen here

Real life issues are interfering.

Welcome to the Ultralight Aircraft Challenge!

Introduction

This challenge is meant to bring more recognition to the world of ultralight aircrafts. For most people who are just getting their pilot's license and want their own aircraft, ultralights are the best place to start.

An ultralight aircraft complies with part 103 of the FAA regulations.

For most new and experienced pilots, an ultralight aircraft is the best thing to have, as most can be taken off from a large field due to their low cruise and stall speeds.

With an ultralight aircraft, even a novice pilot can up their skills. With an ultralight aircraft, you don't need a pilots license to fly in most airspace. However, you can only hold a single person, which is yourself.

Rules

The aircraft being made must follow most or all of the FAA's 103-7 regulations, which can be found here:

FAA Website (Use the two downloads)

-The aircraft part limit is at 3000 parts. The limit is soft, and I will allow the creator of said aircraft to go over that, but not by much.

-The aircraft should be a replica of an existing REAL LIFE ultralight vehicle.

-Fictional vehicles will be allowed, as long as they would be a believable and an eligible vehicle in real life.

-XML is allowed
-Mods are NOT allowed
-No weapons (duh)
-The stall and cruise speeds should be mostly realistic, but exceptions can be made.

MUST BE A SUCCESSOR OF THIS POST

I must be tagged in the post too

Also, use common sense. Don't copy other people's posts, don't make lag bombs, etc.

Scoring System (Upvotes)

1st Place: 30 Upvotes

2nd Place: 20 Upvotes

3rd Place: 10 Upvotes

Honorable Mentions: 5 Upvotes, or impressive creations that don't qualify.

Deadline: August 14th, 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time

The deadline is soft. Posts that are submitted a day or two after the fact will most likely be accepted.

Please Note:

-This is my first challenge. If people participate in this one, maybe next time I will throw in a prize.
-If you have any questions, feel free to tag me and ask.



This isn't really the most professional challenge. I just threw together the rules and made it all in about 10 minutes. I'm not expecting this to gather much attention.

Examples of Ultralights

Hummel Ultracruiser

Aerolite 103

Feel free to choose a different aircraft, these are examples!

Spotlights

General Characteristics

  • Successors 3 airplane(s) +274 bonus
  • Created On Android
  • Wingspan 1.6ft (0.5m)
  • Length 3.3ft (1.0m)
  • Height 1.6ft (0.5m)
  • Empty Weight 551lbs (250kg)
  • Loaded Weight 551lbs (250kg)

Performance

  • Wing Loading 439,839.3lbs/ft2 (2,147,483.6kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 0.0ft2 (0.0m2)
  • Drag Points 127

Parts

  • Number of Parts 1
  • Control Surfaces 0
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    5,540 JakeS

    Let the games...

    BEGIN!

    Pinned 9 months ago
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    5,540 JakeS

    @Viper3000ad If you're off by a day I won't mind, just try to meet the deadline

    9 months ago
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    14.2k Viper3000ad

    I have something in mind, lets see if I will meet the deadlines !

    9 months ago
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    5,540 JakeS

    @Renamed71220 Sorry, this is my first challenge.

    I'm trying to figure out how to set a custom picture, but all of the tutorials I've found on the forums don't work.

    +1 9 months ago
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    65.6k Chancey21

    You need a more flashy picture, I o lay found this challenge because I was looking for it

    9 months ago
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    11.7k Hellosss38

    Cool I will enter

    +1 9 months ago
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    5,540 JakeS

    @HawaiiRanger I just realized who you are...
    I love the USS Missouri! You did an amazing job on it!

    9 months ago
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    5,540 JakeS

    @HawaiiRanger Awesome! I look forward to seeing your creation!

    9 months ago
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    6,026 HawaiiRanger

    I'll enter!

    9 months ago
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    5,540 JakeS

    @Mastermind1941 thanks lol, I really want to do more challenges, so maybe if this gets enough peoples attention, I'll throw in some prizes next time

    9 months ago
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    18.4k PapaKernels

    I have some other projects that I have in mind but I will spotlight it for you to get more people to see it

    9 months ago