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Supermarine Spirit MK2 5.3

136k RamboJutter  1.3 years ago
Auto Credit Based on RamboJutter's Supermarine Spirit (SBD design) 3.5

ANOTHER DESIGN BY SMALL BROWN DOG see his deviant art page

So after numerous taxiing and landing incidents it was decided that the MK1 and its undercarriage was usuitable for grass airfields, the MOD issued an instruction to investigate a variant more suitable to the grass airfields the RAF wanted to use, Supermarine in their capacity as designer and manufacturer decided the easiest way to alter the landinggear was to surface mount new rear gear which was mounted further forward to assist in a speedier rotation and which also rotates on retract to make the wheels as streamlines as possible, while still being external to the airframe. This alteration also made the previous undercarriage bay availiable for the internal storage of ordinance, in this variant 6 air to ground rockets are utilised (please make sure the bays are open when launching, AG1, otherwise big badaboom).

Extra cannons where mounted on the leading edge of the main wing to boost the competetiveness of this design for air to air or air to ground sortties.

Also added more power, cooling fins to cope with more power, custom airbrake and increased wheel braking.

Oh and a face on the front, I was meant to do a shark mouth but it looks like a fox that has picked up too much speed.

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General Characteristics

  • Predecessor Supermarine Spirit (SBD design) 3.5
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 19.6ft (6.0m)
  • Length 34.7ft (10.6m)
  • Height 8.8ft (2.7m)
  • Empty Weight 20,471lbs (9,285kg)
  • Loaded Weight 27,622lbs (12,529kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 1.342
  • Wing Loading 23.8lbs/ft2 (116.3kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 1,159.3ft2 (107.7m2)
  • Drag Points 7014

Parts

  • Number of Parts 781
  • Control Surfaces 4
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    20.8k Mustang51

    I definitely agree that you improved it. This looks fantastic

    1.3 years ago
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    5,318 ainanen

    that camo tho.

    1.3 years ago
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    @ThomasRoderick nah doesn't work as you can still fire before they fully open thus still not idiot proof. I'd rather keep them separate.

    1.3 years ago
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    "please make sure the bays are open when launching, AG1, otherwise big badaboom" How about making sure that they are sharing the same activation group?

    1.3 years ago
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    11.1k LiamW

    That is a scared looking fox

    1.3 years ago
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    I like this guy's style, he takes old planes and re-imagines them as "futuristic" war planes.

    1.3 years ago
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    @DeathStalker627 I wouldn't be surprised, he hasn't posted much for a while though..

    1.3 years ago
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    I think,we are following similar pages on Deviantart

    1.3 years ago