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  1. Pretty neat replica. Electric engine, yeah? The wing might be on the wide side... Also, about the RCS bearing - that's thanks to klond and azimech. Klond I believe made the original RCS ball in a thermometer cage, Azimech has developed variants into many other things.
  2. Nothing particularly interesting. Tried to test land those massive shuttles on duna. Duna turned one into dust and the other into confetti. More parachutes needed.
  3. Well try an 800 part thing. Even on my computer which is well better than a toaster, it still doesn't play well. Turning down graphics, also with this kind of plume, helps, even if just a bit.
  4. Your CoL is wayyy too far back relative to your CoM. Either move the wings up or mass back. Also helps to tilt the wings back 2 or 3 degrees to create angle if incidence, which helps with lift while also reducing drag.
  5. Oh, maybe I should say something about my craft.... They all seem to be in the light category, but also have more than 6 wheels. So... May have to be bumped up to full or something.
  6. Going to go drive to probably the western Kentucky area starting tommorow with an overnight halt somewhere along the way. (Almost 13 or so hour drive from NJ)
  7. And weigh less. Less weight = less delta-v needed for launch. But really, sending a child would be a publicity stunt. Don't see the point.
  8. So.... who's next? Also, gonna try entering this : https://kerbalx.com/qzgy/BAC-mono-kinda-5 Creator's notes. On sharp turns, brakes exist. On wide turns its better to imagine that there isn't any grip from the tires. And lastly - may need to remove rockets. And boosters. Or you can pretend its nitrous, IDK.
  9. Oh yes, very. RPM does add quite a lot to the functionality of IVA's, and the prettiness.
  10. Whaa.... You madman! No, its hard to do precise orbital mechanics,sch as gravity assists in IVA mode. Also @Dark Lion very useful points and very good rant. You do make a point about not following my advice to the letter, there can be cases where its super annoying to use tylo to assist. I would still say that at least for likelihood of death, tylo is much lower than an interplanetary speed aerobrake at jool. Actually, I myself could still learn some stuff, especially orbital resonance.
  11. TBH, I think its easier to either just brute force and capture with a burn or to aerobrake. Both would work, but capturing with a burn is easier, and more accurate. With that shuttle I posted above, I actually managed to capture into a suborbital trajectory using an aerobrake. Which wasn't bad, but a bit annoying. And capturing with just brute force doesn't require anything too complex in terms of craft design. Just more fuel.
  12. I'm young enough to not have gone to a proper arcade. Sounds like the pre-2000s were awesome. (I was born post.)
  13. Ahh, Jool aerobrake. Don't. Really, its a lot better to use a tylo gravity assist to capture into a jool orbit. Much easier and doesn't have a chance of explosions happening. Tutorial from the KSP Wiki: https://wiki.kerbalspaceprogram.com/wiki/Tutorial:_Gravity_Assist
  14. But its pure stock. No tweakscale.
  15. My large interplanetary shuttle aerobrakes quite efficiently, long as you don't yaw to hard.