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Mar 11, 2007, 05:31 PM
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Su-37 Park Jet Thrust Vectoring Demo


Here's a quick demonstration of the 3-axis thrust vectoring system on my new Su-37 park jet. It provides pitch, roll, and yaw using twin gimballing motors and differential throttle. Haven't flown it yet, but it's ready to go as soon as the weather cooperates!

Steve
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Mar 11, 2007, 06:09 PM
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That is awesome. Please tell me more about this set-up. Is this commercialy available?
Mar 11, 2007, 06:51 PM
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Awesome Test Steve!!!
Mar 11, 2007, 07:20 PM
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Extreme,
The design and setup are all from scratch, using Littlescreamers Park Jet Special motors (available at Hobby Lobby). The motors are driven by two Hitec HS-85MG servos.

Steve
Mar 11, 2007, 07:48 PM
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All I can say (again!) is WOW Steve! How can one person continue to take "amazement" to the next level again and again?! That looks SO incredible! And I was just telling one of my flying buddies today about your F22 video and that he HAS to see it and how amazing it is...and you set the stage today to perhaps easily eclipse the coolness of it with the SU37 video soon to come!
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Mar 12, 2007, 12:44 AM
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i was thinking of trying to set of my flyign wing for tilting motor for pitch and yaw, so i can fly high alfa manuvers,, im just curious how you built the tilt system, pics would be great!
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Mar 12, 2007, 02:17 AM
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Originally Posted by BARNESJONR
All I can say (again!) is WOW Steve! How can one person continue to take "amazement" to the next level again and again?! That looks SO incredible! And I was just telling one of my flying buddies today about your F22 video and that he HAS to see it and how amazing it is...and you set the stage today to perhaps easily eclipse the coolness of it with the SU37 video soon to come!
Thanks, Jon! Yeah, funny thing is now I look at my still-new F/A-22 park jet and think B-O-R-I-N-G, it's only got ONE-axis thrust vectoring. Once you've seen a 3-axis system work, everything else seems low-tech...
Mar 12, 2007, 02:19 AM
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Originally Posted by pitviper51
i was thinking of trying to set of my flyign wing for tilting motor for pitch and yaw, so i can fly high alfa manuvers,, im just curious how you built the tilt system, pics would be great!
mike
Check out my F/A-22 Raptor thread over in the pusher jets forum. The Su-37 uses the exact same mechanism, just two of them. I've posted detailed plans and a construction guide in the Raptor thread, so you're welcome to borrow the design principles for your flying wing.

Steve
Mar 12, 2007, 02:20 AM
Just one more flight...
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Steve... you are incredible. I did not see the yaw coming. 3 axis thrust vectoring. Its seriously the ultimate. Thats sooo good.
Mar 12, 2007, 02:58 AM
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WOW, it's just incredible! How many rolls/second did I hear, 20?

Now, how can a normal human being understand how to setup all those mixes, or are the pitch and roll slaved to the surfaces??

Anyway, you're the best Steve, this one is amazing!

/Fredrik
Mar 12, 2007, 03:04 AM
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RCP - Thanks!

Frojd - Yes, the thrust vectoring is completely slaved to the surfaces, so it won't require any special piloting technique--just fly as usual and enjoy the incredible manuervability of thrust vectoring! To make this work, it took all 7 channels of my Berg 7P receiver and all 7 available custom mixes in my Futaba 9C transmitter. So programming it wasn't easy. But flying it should be!

Steve
Mar 12, 2007, 03:25 AM
Fly it like you stole it..
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Wow Steve!

Great video! Will you provide us with your mix setup when the time comes?

I cannot wait to see this bird fly!!
Mar 12, 2007, 08:30 AM
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Mar 12, 2007, 12:38 PM
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Wow Steve!! I think the 166% version on a pair of Super PJ's would be crazy!! I can't wait for this flight video and report!!
Apr 04, 2007, 05:24 PM
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Holly cow!!!! Be carefull with that thing as I'm sure it is going to be quiet twitchy in flight!!!


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