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DeHavilland DH-88 Comet Fighter-Bomber

569 Aidan551sq  3.4 years ago
Auto Credit Based on F104Deathtrap's deHavilland DH.88 Comet

When I first saw the original I fell in love with it. The DH-88 is my favorite aircraft of all time, so i hope you’ll enjoy it too!
What I have done to it to change it up a bit (but not too much):
I edited the front of the cockpit, and made the cockpit view higher up so you can see your target a bit better,
I added some power (no jets) and added an extra blade on each prop,
I armed it with six machine guns, six rocket pods, two 250-pound bombs, and one 500-pound bomb,
I made the landing gear less soft, so it might bounce a bit on landing,
And finally, I changed the paint

Controls: AGT 1 to start engine 1 (left)
AGT 2 to start engine 2 (right)
AGT 8 for lights
Vtol Down for flaps
Gear for main landing gear
Trim up to retract rear landing gear

Takeoff : Takeoff is quite simple, all you have to do is drop the flaps and push the throttle up to 100%, it’ll take off hands free for you.

Landing: Landing is a wee bit trickier;
throttle should be at about 20%, with flaps down and gear down (they take a while). Keep the elevators up, but make sure not to stall. It should land ok. Unlike the original, it won’t land beautifully, and will probably bounce, but it shouldn’t be too bad.

Please leave an up vote if you like it,
Thanks
Aidan
(p.s. I’m not taking credit for this beauty! All credit goes to F104Deathtrap)

General Characteristics

  • Predecessor deHavilland DH.88 Comet
  • Created On Mac
  • Wingspan 47.5ft (14.5m)
  • Length 30.6ft (9.3m)
  • Height 13.3ft (4.1m)
  • Empty Weight 3,947lbs (1,790kg)
  • Loaded Weight 11,678lbs (5,297kg)

Performance

  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.685
  • Wing Loading 12.1lbs/ft2 (59.0kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 967.2ft2 (89.9m2)
  • Drag Points 7903

Parts

  • Number of Parts 447
  • Control Surfaces 11
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    @F104Deathtrap thanks bud

    +2 3.4 years ago
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    @Aidan551sq Seems reasonable someone would want to throw some weapons on it, and there was certainly enough lift to carry the exgra weight once you added the extra blades to the props.

    3.4 years ago
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    thanks @F104Deathtrap, how do you like it?

    3.4 years ago