|May 22, 2012, 04:24 PM|
I finally finished my first RCDP model. It's a 52 inch Piper Cub from Aeromodeller Magazine plans. I built a real model of this plane many years ago. It's great fun to fly. I wanted to create the same experience in RCDP.
Let's see more vintage models!
|Jun 09, 2012, 11:52 AM|
Joined Mar 2012
HI i have a problem with RCdeskpiolots control setup, m using it with a turnigy 9x it works fine but i cannot adjust the rudder, on control setup my rudder shows on Ch-5 where as it shud b on CH-4, even though i change it to Ch-4, it still shows on ch-5.. dont know why is it like this? ive done caliberation and everything but still cant get it right- i want rudder control for helicopters, can anyone help.. Thanks
|Jun 13, 2012, 01:16 PM|
|Jun 13, 2012, 01:24 PM|
Well any of the 3D programs that can convert to .x files useful in RC Desk Pilot.
Blender is just one of a half dozen or so 3D creation and editing programs.
So I guess this means you would like someone else to upload some Heli's, as you're not experienced with 3D modelling?
Usually it's not out of the question to use some older FMS model, especially if it's available in an .mqo format. and export it to x. in Metasequoia but I'm not sure what needs to be cut away and animated with helicopter 3D models.
It starts to rapidly get out of the realm of the casual flight sim user when you start contemplating the process.
|Aug 10, 2012, 10:03 AM|
USA, VA, Chantilly
Joined Apr 2002
New Brooklyn Aerodrome Towel
Hello Desk Pilots!
Coming from some recent publicity on the cover of Make magazine,
the towel easy build delta is gaining some awesome recognition.
Here's the RCDP version of the towel. (for FMS too)
The towel is a fun and easy to build delta airplane. With prudence,
you can build it pretty inexpensively. The parts lists and videos linked
from the Brooklyn Aerodrome website (http://brooklynaerodrome.com/)
will help you get it built, flown, crashed and rebuilt. Go make it and
have some fun.
Build Thread: http://makeprojects.com/Project/-The...1#.T9fDaT5Yvr9
Build Videos: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBB7A58DCC7745FEB
Model Specs are:
AUW: 18 ounces (estimate)
Materials: Fan Fold Foam (FFF) DOW Bluecore with Coroplast Deck
Motor: brushless motor and brushless 18A ESC
Prop: 10 x 4.7 slow fly
Batteries: 2 cell 1800 mAh 10C 7.4v LiPoly
Transmitter: 4 channel 2.4Ghz like TTX404
Receiver: 6 channel 2.4Ghz like TTX600
Please try the RC Desk Pilot model and let me know how it flies
compared to the real model.
|Oct 05, 2012, 08:36 PM|
United States, GA, Dublin
Joined Sep 2012
Oh my heavens!
Thank you, thank you to EVERYONE connected with this great sim, to the designers of these fabulous aircraft models, to the people who take their time and passion and translate these models to the sim, and especially to the guy who created this thread!
You guys ROCK!
I'm still learning the ins and outs of the software, and I have really appreciated all the effort that went into this.
|Oct 17, 2012, 08:44 PM|
Nice! I am having a hard time with the Caudron but I think that is because my controller didn't calibrate correctly. They are both sharp looking planes.
I've flown my Eastbourne model (Tritle). My model flies very much slower and has much less loading than the model here. Some day I'll tweak the params here and see if I can get the simulator closer to my experience.
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