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dhk79
04-22-2011, 08:56 AM
Getting started

jeffpn
04-22-2011, 09:10 AM
Looks great! I'll help you do the physics if you send me an advance copy! Is it ready?!

dhk79
04-22-2011, 09:38 AM
It's got wings, but give me a few more hours Jeff.

andy29847
04-22-2011, 10:22 AM
wooo - weee - thanks for taking the project on!

dhk79
04-22-2011, 10:23 AM
Main fuse & spinner.

abaser
04-22-2011, 10:25 AM
According to my calculations, your about 45 minutes behind schedule. PICK UP THE PACE!!! :p :D

willsonman
04-22-2011, 10:40 AM
Gas, Electric, or both? Looks to be a fun model.

andy29847
04-22-2011, 10:59 AM
How about Gas, retracts, military CS, guns and rockets :)

jeffpn
04-22-2011, 11:07 AM
You forgot 400% over full scale. And floaty, very floaty.

dhk79
04-22-2011, 11:24 AM
You forgot 400% over full scale. And floaty, very floaty. :D I'll leave that to one of our AVer's.

Maj. Numbskully
04-22-2011, 11:27 AM
errr.............. lately that 600% jeff
:rolleyes:

andy29847
04-22-2011, 11:28 AM
Since I'm sharing my vision, how about a pilot - maybe one that looks like the girl in the picture of the magazine article. Then we can figure out how to 400% her. :D

I appreciate your work.

Andy

dhk79
04-22-2011, 11:35 AM
Gas, Electric, or both? Looks to be a fun model.
If I have the poly budget (and I should), I'll do both.

How about Gas, retracts, military CS, guns and rockets :)It'll start with a OS .52, which is a pretty hot engine and works well in .40 size models. Polys allowing, I'll add a ~CS_ELECTRIC option in the EA and post a corresponding AV for an electric power plant. I haven't decided on an electric motor yet.

Retracts, most definitely.

Military CS, probably not. This is a pattern plane, so I plan to make it look like one. I will, however, post the master template (on this thread) so if you want to do another CS you may have at it.

Guns and rockets, also not likely. I plan on releasing this for G4. So G5 users can add their toys if they want to.

dhk79
04-22-2011, 11:37 AM
Since I'm sharing my vision, how about a pilot - maybe one that looks like the girl in the picture of the magazine article. Then we can figure out how to 400% her. :D

I appreciate your work.

AndyTake a look at my Pauline or my Parrot. Those busts (pun intended) eat polys too. :D

Maj. Numbskully
04-22-2011, 11:40 AM
How bout this babe ?

dhk79
04-22-2011, 11:44 AM
Looks like some troll blood in there, Maj.

dhk79
04-22-2011, 11:45 AM
Cockpit added.

dhk79
04-22-2011, 12:23 PM
Primary modeling is done, now to add ginger bread features.

dhk79
04-22-2011, 01:33 PM
Main gear, doors, & wheel wells.

EDIT: 3102 Polys and counting.

dhk79
04-22-2011, 02:01 PM
Nose gear and well (no door).

willsonman
04-22-2011, 02:06 PM
A Turnigy G60 should be fun for a .40 size model
http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=14405

dhk79
04-22-2011, 03:05 PM
The glow engine and tuned-pipe. Still need to make the cutouts in the cowl.

EDIT: 11,103 polys used so far.

dhk79
04-22-2011, 04:09 PM
Engine & cowl.

jeffpn
04-22-2011, 04:22 PM
I hope you already had that engine!

dhk79
04-22-2011, 04:22 PM
3D model is done, this is ready to go to the next stage.

dhk79
04-22-2011, 04:44 PM
I hope you already had that engine!Yep, same as on my Harmony. Just modified the mount & exhaust to fit.

dhk79
04-22-2011, 05:25 PM
Alright Andy, just for you. :)

willsonman
04-22-2011, 05:49 PM
jaw line kinda looks like a man... and with a 5-o-clock shadow no less. you got a thing for drag? :p

Boof69
04-22-2011, 05:49 PM
I like her beard :D

uncle twist
04-22-2011, 06:18 PM
I...I....I....Think I`m in love :D :eek:

dhk79
04-22-2011, 10:53 PM
If anyone wants to do another CS, here's the master CS file. The pilot and canopy are the only things painted on it.

Norton
04-23-2011, 12:56 AM
Alright Andy, just for you. :)

Holly crap, my co-pilot from the Mermaid ;)

Trust me, that 5 o'clock shadow does rub the right way.LOL! :D

Maj. Numbskully
04-23-2011, 01:22 AM
gotta love the one day , one page build thread .......and most of the posts were clutter :eek:

jeffpn
04-23-2011, 08:41 AM
and most of the posts were clutter :eek:
Nuh uh!!! :p

dhk79
04-23-2011, 09:34 AM
For those wishing to do another CS, here's a prelim of the model to test it on. Currently set with a ~CS_ELECTRIC option to allow full painting of the cowl and fuselage. Change to ~CS_2STROKE to see the motor.

abaser
04-23-2011, 10:02 AM
Could that feature work for say, ummm..........a pilot? You know, if you wanted more than one? ;)

jeffpn
04-23-2011, 10:06 AM
"It might, rabbit, it might!!!"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LSNTjX_g9a4

willsonman
04-23-2011, 10:23 AM
Hey jeff this one is for you:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYa0jpGFUeY&feature=related
hehehe :D I just had to.

dhk79
04-23-2011, 12:03 PM
There are many things you can do with it if you are creative. The only limitation is that it can't change the aerodynamics, say to add a second wing or change a high wing into a low wing. In this case, the glow engine is one option and the panel closing the hole in the cowl is the second. There is a possibility of having four visible options, by using NONE and ~CS_4STROKE as the two other options.

dhk79
04-25-2011, 11:10 AM
Here's a preliminary release. I'm still tweaking the physics, but would appreciate any feedback.

andy29847
04-25-2011, 11:25 AM
durn - I am stuck at work. I am going ot have to sneek off early and give the Astrom a try. :)

dhk79
04-25-2011, 04:43 PM
I updated the EA (couple of posts above) with my latest tweaks. It's flying pretty much like it should, from what I can tell.

andy29847
04-25-2011, 07:59 PM
http://andy29847.smugmug.com/Other/RD-photos/i-Vq5B8vC/0/L/screenshot1303771954-L.jpg

http://andy29847.smugmug.com/Other/RD-photos/i-dQnX9v5/0/XL/screenshot1303772035-L.jpg

dhk79
04-26-2011, 08:50 AM
It's up on the swaps.

Have fun.

Doug

willsonman
04-26-2011, 12:31 PM
I wanted to get to the beta last night but could'nt. Neck pain from laying ceramic tile last weekend. Fix one car. Get other car towed to the dealer on a car dolly. Fix a toilet. Kid puking. I love life sometimes. Look forward to the final EA.

willsonman
04-26-2011, 11:14 PM
Electric AV posted. hehehe... faster than the nitro verson. :D

jeffpn
04-26-2011, 11:16 PM
I hope it goes 4,000 MPH! That'd be super cool!!! :eek: