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Old 07-11-2005, 09:54 AM
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Tandem Helicopters

Ok, who do I have to bride to add a tandem heli to G3?

Something like the Hirobo Vertol / CH48 (?)

Just an idea of mine.
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Old 07-18-2005, 05:48 PM
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Cool idea ...

My MS Composit CH46 WIP ... pic

MS Composit CH46 product page ... link

Can someone from KE say whether G3 can do a tandem rotor ?
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Old 07-19-2005, 05:03 PM
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I looked into this today. It isn't working in current builds. You can add a second heli mechanics component and that works fine but the problem is that you won't find a way to make one of the rotors turn in the opposite direction, which is needed to counter for torque.

So you can get two rotors but you'll still need a tail rotor. Not what you have in mind.

I'll see if we can add this to a future patch. It looks like everything is there but we won't know for sure until we dig into it so I can't promise when this will be available.

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Old 07-19-2005, 07:53 PM
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Hi Jim,

Thanks for looking into that for me. I'll just put the CH46 to the back of the "hanger".

It would great if G3 could do tandem/coaxial rotor configurations. The Hirobo XRB Lama is pretty popular at my LHS.

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Old 07-23-2005, 06:13 PM
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Just in case you do decide to support coaxial rotors ...XRB Lama render
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Old 07-25-2005, 01:50 PM
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Very nice!
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i've been trying to make a working x-ufo (4 sets of mechanics) and i'v found a way to achive this

first the limitations ive found so far
,it has to be a symetrical blade and have no washout

set up the first mechanics then add a single movable pod
add a fixed servo set to 100%
alter one of the rotations to 180 and apply the fixed servo to it
add a set of mechanics to the movable pod and they will be inverted, set it up excactly the same as the first set
give them both a rotor set and use a symetrical blade with no washout (will have to create a new blade set for this)
align the rotors and move one slightly above the other
done,, no more tail rotor :-)

i've only made fixed pitched helis this way so far for collective just renember to reverse the controls for the inverted mechanics
i have a simple FP electric heli done like this if any would like it just say and i'll send it.

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Old 11-27-2005, 07:40 PM
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i've only made fixed pitched helis this way so far for collective just renember to reverse the controls for the inverted mechanics
i have a simple FP electric heli done like this if any would like it just say and i'll send it.

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Old 11-27-2005, 07:46 PM
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I'm not at home at the moment so i'll post it about this time tomorrow,
I'v been experimenting with using heli mechanics to make a 4d shock flyer but its not perfect yet although it looks promising

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