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MAPA Challenge [CLOSED]

233k WinsWings  one year ago

MAPA challenge 

AI-friendly replica airplane challenge in @MAPA 's style

Let's make a simple AI-friendly replica airplane challenge in @MAPA 's style. For the last few months, I have been inspired by the simple and consistent work done by @MAPA. His collection of simple AI-Friendly built replicas looks like an Aviation Museum to me - So to honor his work, I call this challenge "MAPA Challenge."

According to @MAPA, "Hi! I make custom aircraft for artificial intelligence [AI], they are super simple aircraft with the ability to land and take off with extreme precision in the main airports of SimplePlanes. In order for these planes made for [AI] to spawn automatically, they cannot have more than 6 wings and 96 parts on Android."

Rules: 

1) PARTS: Maximum 96 parts
2) WINGS: limited to a maximum 6 wings (Please use the original wings only)
3) It must be a replica of a civilian or unarmed military plane (chaff/countermeasures are okay to add)
4) NO: No cockpit instruments are needed / no extra points for that.
5) No cartoon/german/egg planes, please
6) Up to 3 entries per person; the best one will be chosen for the award
7) Must be a successor of this post
8) Deadline: February 28th, 2023 

HELICOPTERS, GLIDERS, AutoGYRO, and any VTOLs are also welcome. Love to see those rare and historic ones.

(first two rules are to be an AI-Friendly aircraft)

Judging:

  • Proportionate 1-10 pt
  • Paint, Livery, and color choice 1-10
  • Flight handling 1-10
  • Landing 1-10
  • Interesting way of building/creativity/XML 1-10
  • Historical facts about your plane 1-10
  • Popular Upvote (One upvote will get 1 point) - I respect all other players' opinions, so I decided to give 1 point for every one upvote you get until 3 days after the deadline.  

Awards

  • 1st - 12 upvotes (+ Spot Light, Link to your work)
  • 2nd - 10 upvotes (+ Spot Light, Link to your work)
  • 3rd - 7 upvotes? (+ Spot Light, Link to your work)
  • Every notable build may get an upvote once you upload and a Spot Light (if possible). I may follow you depending on your collection.
Inspiring beautiful builds by @MAPA

Please visit this link to see @MAPA's work for inspiration: https://www.simpleplanes.com/u/MAPA/Posts

Deadline: February 28th, 2023

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Last month's MAPA challenge was incredible challenge. I was trying to decide the best plane because all are so confusingly good. So I list them on a spreadsheet and note them while testing them individually. I noticed some planes are so good, but they were under-voted or underestimated by the players. Please visit the main page LINK>>> https://www.simpleplanes.com/Airplanes/Successors/sy00Dd to see all the planes in one place and test them. Thank you to all participants for your excellent work.

Congratulations to the winners!

1st Place

pancelvonat for Martin PBM-3R Mariner

2nd Place

Wibbley for Horton Ho-229

3rd Place

Mastereldo for Boeing V22

Honorable mentions:

  • Hascup for Kawashini Type97 flying boat (very nice to fly and excellent build, but this was so undervoted)
  • SimplyWorking BAe Hawk
  • OPaiTaOn F5
  • HalfaBlock Mirage F1 (very nice to fly and excellent build, but this was so undervoted)
  • winterro Mil-Mi 12
  • QuesoAirlines K8 Trainer (a beautiful trainer, nice build)
  • ForwardUntoDawn PolikarpovI-16

I tried my best to award you all. If you feel a mistake, please forgive me - after all, this is just for fun, so I hope everyone will enjoy it. I will revisit your profiles in the future.

Thanks to my inspiring friend @MAPA for allowing me to run this challenge under his name.

(I will post the prizes tomorrow since it is 1am in NY and I am going to bed now)

General Characteristics

  • Successors 51 airplane(s) +5710 bonus
  • Created On iOS
  • Wingspan 39.1ft (11.9m)
  • Length 42.9ft (13.1m)
  • Height 8.1ft (2.5m)
  • Empty Weight 2,429lbs (1,101kg)
  • Loaded Weight 2,429lbs (1,101kg)

Performance

  • Wing Loading 12.0lbs/ft2 (58.4kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 203.2ft2 (18.9m2)
  • Drag Points 574

Parts

  • Number of Parts 10
  • Control Surfaces 5
  • Performance Cost 65
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    233k WinsWings

    Thank you all for joining this great challenge, and also thanks to @MAPA for inspiring builds. Please give me a few days (maybe a week) to evaluate all 50 entries. I will post the prizes, upvotes once I have announced the winners.

    2/28/2023 New York, NY

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    233k WinsWings

    No drama please. if you want to join the challenge, be a successor. How can I award someone out of the competition? Do you think other players will agree with it?

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    116k MAPA

    @WinsWings Very Good!, a challenge to encourage the community to explore the potential of [AI] in SimplePlanes, I look forward to seeing the amazing efforts and works of the participants.
    I wish you all good luck in your builds! :D

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    233k WinsWings

    @Kassap thanks. Will do more

    +1 11 months ago
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    10.4k Kassap

    looking forward for new cool challenge :)

    +1 11 months ago
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    233k WinsWings

    @DarDragon my pleasure. I am glad that everyone or most of you are happy

    11 months ago
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    16.4k DarDragon

    @WinsWings Thank youuuu! Awesome challenge! Might make more AI planes from now on because of it

    +1 11 months ago
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    233k WinsWings

    @DarDragon sorry about that I mixed up with other KC135 and left you behind. Look-9, build (XML or creativity, build quality) 10, handling- 6, livery/decoration 8, history 4, 10% of total upvotes -1.9, total 38.9. It is a great build and great XML editing. Kind of realistic but way too hard to handle. Great job after all.

    +1 11 months ago
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    16.4k DarDragon

    @WinsWings Ello, ummm I'd like to know the score I got?

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    233k WinsWings

    Dear All, My apologies for the delay to declare the winners and posting the prizes. I was sick for a few days and was not active. But now, I am start looking at. 3/7/2023

    +2 11 months ago
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    233k WinsWings

    @IDNSatyaSlebew I am from New York, which is GMT-7. Still 28th February

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    14.7k SiBangsatYa

    Its been 1 march

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    33.7k kpfpz70m933

    @WinsWings
    I'm sorry, but I posted the original aircraft to enter the challenge.
    Ar.234

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    233k WinsWings

    @LH2038 it is better if spawn automatically, but not necessarily.
    German means made in Germany- NOT "German Corsair’ type of build.

    +1 one year ago
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    oh,thats good for my bad computer:)

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    7,856 LH2038

    Ask 2 questions.
    1:Should the aircraft be able to spawn automatically?
    2:Is German meaning German Corsair type aircraft?

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    233k WinsWings

    @Red920 yes

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    3,604 Red920

    is wingflex on AI is ok?

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    233k WinsWings

    @winterro I prefer based on real aircraft. This is because this challenge is all about replica build in a simple way as @MAPA did. Please visit his page for inspiration.

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    88.0k winterro

    @WinsWings Soo fictional aircraft too?

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    @WinsWings thanks

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    233k WinsWings

    @TTadeas download this plane, open in your game and start building it. Then post it that will become successor

    one year ago
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    Can you please tell me how to make my plane a successor? I haven't been posting my things until recently so I'm not familiar with that

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    34.2k Gabriel747

    @WinsWings ok apesar de mim não ter chances de ganhar o desafio foi bom participar

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    233k WinsWings

    @Gabriel747 closing date is 27th. Then I will look into the planes and do the judging

    one year ago
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