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Feb 10, 2010, 08:33 AM
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AP models for Real Flight G 4.5


Having hard time deciding what model will be the best for your flying style and your camera ?
Now you can do some testing on Real Flight simulator before spending the money !

After a discussion on romanian FPV - AP forum , this amazing computer guy (pccdtk) produced the model of a classic design: Mike's AP solution !

Hopefully, this will be just the beggining and there will be a few more AP designs modeled for Real Flight in the near future !

You can download the model here :

http://www.knifeedge.com/forums/down...=file&id=11910
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Feb 10, 2010, 09:45 AM
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Thanx for that! Please let us know if any more models are uploaded. greatly appreciated here and I'll go and try it out right now!
Feb 10, 2010, 09:49 AM
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As I own a Solution and a Supersolution, thanks for this. Very cool.
Now if only I could get someone to make a Hawkeye for Realflight for me...


- Jeff
Feb 10, 2010, 11:52 AM
No thrust...It'll bust...
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Here's a quick vid of Mike's plane with ailerons. Realflight G5...

-Tim

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Feb 10, 2010, 01:07 PM
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Very cool!
Feb 10, 2010, 01:30 PM
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I'm glad you like that .....As some of you own real model, can you point me to improve model physics ?
Feb 10, 2010, 01:32 PM
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Yeah, maybe pccdtk can build a Heptad too. He should stick to just Rudder / Elevator though.
Feb 10, 2010, 01:33 PM
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Originally Posted by zirt57
As I own a Solution and a Supersolution, thanks for this. Very cool.
Now if only I could get someone to make a Hawkeye for Realflight for me...


- Jeff
Hawkeye can be easily done as a 3D model but I don't know how to set model physics for that .....
Feb 10, 2010, 01:35 PM
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Mike would be the guy to talk to regarding this. Does he even know that you built this? Hopefully he chimes in.

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Originally Posted by pccdtk
As some of you own real model, can you point me to improve model physics ?
Feb 10, 2010, 01:44 PM
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Can you make one of my F-Plane Bipe & 48" Foo Fighter?
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1171300
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1177857

-Tim
Feb 10, 2010, 02:24 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pccdtk
I'm glad you like that .....As some of you own real model, can you point me to improve model physics ?
Very nice job on the model

Here are my recommendations to anyone that asks me about the Solution.

The plane flys much better (more authority) when the motor is in the tractor config. (motor in front) as opposed to the pusher. The model in the video looks to fly a bit faster than real time. Is the wing 15" X 80" or 13" X 72" ???

Most of the latest Solutions all have 15" X 80" wings with all other parameters the same. The wing loadings with a "normal" point and shoot should be in the 6 to 7 oz/sq in. The DSLR wing loading is 9 to 10 oz/sq in.

The model does not need ailerons...it actually messes with the layout. It will/can turn just as sharp and at very low speeds with just rudder.

Again, great job!


Mike
Feb 10, 2010, 07:27 PM
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Hey Mike,

Great plane! I may have to build one.

-Tim

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Feb 10, 2010, 09:29 PM
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Hey Mike,

Great plane! I may have to build one.

-Tim
LOL... That is so cool!!


Mike
Feb 11, 2010, 08:37 AM
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Hey Tim, do you find much difference between G4.5 and G5? I haven't upgraded yet but am thinking about it. Your video shows your G5 running much smother than my G4.5 but that may be my computer's fault.

- Jeff
Feb 11, 2010, 09:12 AM
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Hi Jeff,

This is the first version of Real Flight for me. So, I couldn't tell you what the difference is. I upgraded my wife's computer to a new Dell running Win7, 8 gigs of ram, 1 gig video and the new i7 intel processor. I do all of my video work on that now as it's pretty fast.

Have you figured out the networking function? I can't get mine to work...


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