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Dawn of Aviation Challenge (CLOSED)

4,035 SpartanAirplanes  5.0 years ago

Welcome to the Dawn of Aviation Challenge! As participants, you will be tasked with creating a replica of an aircraft or glider that was made during the end of the 1800s or during the first 20 years of the 1900s. Examples include the Wright Flyer, Langley Aerodrome, and Blériot XI.

Rules:
1. No mods can be used, although XML modding is allowed
2. Keep the part count at 150 parts or under. I know you can't tell how many parts the plane has in the app, so I won't be too strict about this, but try your best.
3. The aircraft must be relevant to the time period of about 1890-1920.
4. You are only allowed one entry. Make it count!
5. Your entry must be a successor.
6. You can use any of the alternate cockpits in the game.
7. Your entry must be a replica of a real life aircraft.
8. You must provide the name of the real life aircraft that you modeled your entry after.

Criteria:
Your plane will be graded on different subjects. The points you score in each area will be added up to determine the winners.
Handling: */10
Detail: */10
Accuracy (to real life plane): */10

Details:
All entries are due by July 29.
All entries will recieve one upvote.

Prizes:
1st place winner: 15 upvotes
2nd place winner: 10 upvotes
3rd place winner: 5 upvotes
Honorable mentions: 2 upvotes
*I will only recognize 5 honorable mentions at most.

Good luck, and happy flying!

Spotlights

General Characteristics

  • Successors 13 airplane(s) +651 bonus
  • Created On iOS
  • Wingspan 48.4ft (14.8m)
  • Length 20.1ft (6.1m)
  • Height 2.7ft (0.8m)
  • Empty Weight 3,441lbs (1,560kg)
  • Loaded Weight 3,441lbs (1,560kg)

Performance

  • Wing Loading 439,839.3lbs/ft2 (2,147,483.6kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 0.0ft2 (0.0m2)
  • Drag Points 10941

Parts

  • Number of Parts 140
  • Control Surfaces 0
  • Performance Cost 245
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    Sounds great @SmileMore13

    4.9 years ago
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    Glad you had fun. Just letting you know, I hope to do another challenge later on, possibly on futuristic airliner concepts. I'm a little busy right now, so I don't have much time for SP, but I can let you know when I start the next challenge if you'd like. @SmileMore13

    4.9 years ago
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    @Fishbowl1121 @Thefrenchdude22 @SmileMore13 @Gemista @GermanAircrafts @TeamGameCraft @Solstice @Destroyer5713 @asteriodbook345 @CrazyCodeC @TheXDimension32

    Finally, the results for the Dawn of Aviation Challenge are in! I was pleased to see all the effort people put into the challenge, and how well the creations turned out.

    1st place: TeamGameCraft
    2nd place: Fishbowl1121 (1st and 2nd nearly tied)
    3rd place: Destroyer5713

    Honorable Mentions: Thefrenchdude22, CrazyCodeC, TheXDimension32

    Congratulations to all of the winners! You will get the number of upvotes assigned to your place as soon as I can get them to you. Thank you for participating!

    4.9 years ago
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    I'm a little busy this evening, so I don't think they'll be up tonight. However, I've graded 8 of the 10 planes that were submitted (two planes were disqualified). Most likely I'll finish the grading tomorrow, and post the results around noon (EST).@Fishbowl1121

    4.9 years ago
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    To add to the excitement, I might start rating the planes so the results can be in shortly after the challenge ends. Good luck. @Fishbowl1121

    4.9 years ago
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    You can find the plane info on mobile, right? @SmileMore13

    5.0 years ago
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    Thank you. I never knew that.@2Pilots

    5.0 years ago
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    12.4k Ian1231100

    @SpartanAirplanes Eh, fair enough.

    5.0 years ago
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    Sorry, but no. @Ian1231100

    5.0 years ago
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    12.4k Ian1231100

    So I can't enter a fictional plane based on that era? Bummer.

    5.0 years ago
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    I understand, but I still wouldn't worry if I were you. @GermanAircrafts

    5.0 years ago
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    @SpartanAirplanes it was a joke

    5.0 years ago
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    8,508 CrazyCodeC

    just uploaded my redesign of a Handley Page I made ages ago.

    5.0 years ago
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    Nothing is final yet. Im not grading the planes until the end of the contest. @GermanAircrafts

    5.0 years ago
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    @SpartanAirplanes when you start thinking you get a honorable mention for being the most wild run to get it in the contest

    5.0 years ago
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    @SpartanAirplanes thanks

    5.0 years ago
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    Thanks! I'll stop bothering you now. Good luck in the challenge. @GermanAircrafts

    5.0 years ago
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    ist the cutriss c1 canada@SpartanAirplanes

    5.0 years ago
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    Thanks! That all I need, but do you know the name of the plane?@GermanAircrafts

    5.0 years ago
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    @SpartanAirplanes Here actually it was a bomber, but i saw an recon Version( a modified one) in the technic Museum in Speyer.

    5.0 years ago
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    Can you check your internet history? The picture can't be too far gone if you built the plane today.@GermanAircrafts

    5.0 years ago
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    You said recon craft from 1915, right?@GermanAircrafts

    5.0 years ago
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    I'd just like to ask, what is your entry a replica of?@GermanAircrafts

    5.0 years ago
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    @SpartanAirplanes ok. just wanted to say it

    5.0 years ago
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    I understand. I'll take care of it.@GermanAircrafts

    5.0 years ago
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