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Old 08-20-2017, 12:02 AM
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Can RF-X model full scale airplanes?

Does anybody know if it is possible to model full scale airplanes using RF-X? I have made full scale airplane FBX files using 3DS Max 2018 and successfully got them to fly using smaller available RFX physical models, but they fly unusually slow. But when I try to center the graphical model with the physical model or try to resize the physical model, the simulation becomes unstable and unusable.
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Old 08-27-2017, 03:57 PM
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RF-X is a Model Aircraft Simulator. You need to look at FSX, X-Plane, Prepar3d for Full scale aircraft simulation.

Also, there currently is no way to enlarge or shrink the Graphic model in RF-X. This is a known issue that was mentioned with the release of the Beta Aircraft Editor.
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Old 09-05-2017, 02:48 PM
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RealFlight can simulate full scale aircraft

Hi. I have checked into it and RealFlight can simulate full scale aircraft and seems to be quite accurate. Here is good link to get several full scale airplanes that can be flown in RealFlight: http://www.dmitrynizh.com/rf4.htm
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Old 10-05-2017, 08:38 PM
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Maybe in RF-G4.... and older generations of the software. not in RF-X
You were given a correct answer for the New RF-X version. In the older software, the Reynolds numbers of airfoils did not correctly represent large aircraft. You could cludge it together and sort of make it work. In the RF-X software, you cannot graphically increase the 3D mode, so it is a non starter.
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