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  1. I would like to see some heat-resistant aerodynamic parts for the leading edges of shuttles and SSTOs, which tend to overheat. A shuttle nose cone and medium-sized elevons with a resistance of 2600K would be very useful.
  2. Nice MKseries Body Made by: Kerbal Battle Field & Icecovery Studio & Kerwis Team Our members: Models: @Kernowden Kerbin Textures: @Kernowden Kerbin @Icecovery @Johnny005611 IVA: @Kernowden Kerbin @thedawm Import: @Kernowden Kerbin @thedawm Configs: @Kernowden Kerbin @thedawm Technical Support: @Acea @ladeng @flywlyx @Icecovery @BF2_Pilot All members come from Kerwis team DOWNLOAD: SpaceDock Recommended: RPM BDArmory Continued AEST AARS Complete experience need: JSI ASET KBF Weapon (bomb bay model size measured by AIM-120 and AIM-9X in this mod) License: Nice MKseries Body was released under CC BY-SA 4.0.
  3. Features Speed control Maintain altitude Maintain heading Maintain climbrate Autonomous takeoff Autonomous landing Fly a pre-programmed route Fly to a pre-programmed waypoint Also works in FAR What it is This is a project I've been working on forever. Programming an atmospheric autopilot can be very, very hard, but I've came up with an acceptable result, at least in my eyes, and wanted to let you guys be able to check it out! There is much to be optimized which I will do in the future as well as add new features, but for now, the results were quite good in my opinion, which is why I'm releasing it now. Installation Install kOS https://github.com/KSP-KOS/KOS/releases Download the script https://spacedock.info/mod/2346/KK's Airplane Autopilot Put all the files inside your KSP Main/Ships/Script folder How to use Attach a kOS unit to your aircraft If your craft has thrust reversers, put them on action group 4 Launch the craft Open the kOS terminal Enter the following: switch to 0. run auto307. Once the gui is built, you can hop into the settings menu and adjust all your parameters there. For some more detailed information, you can also hop into the script, I've added some comments there explaining the different variables, but it should be pretty much self-explanatory. You can also choose to add a new "airplane" to the database, simply copy an existing one (do not copy the last aircraft, copy one of the first) and adjust the parameters. Enjoy! To create new waypoints, simply copy an existing one (best if you copy the first one), give it a new name and enter it's latlng position. You can do this two ways: log the current geoposition of your craft to a file and then copy the logged coordinates into the waypoint OR enter the coordinates from the cheat menu "Set position". The same procedure for navigation / flyroute mode. Copy an existing one, add the waypoints and end with a runway. This script could be extremely handy for career mode where you have to fly to certain waypoints, gather some data etc. Now you can just enter the heading you need to fly to, select the speed and altitude and lean back! Bus / Known issues: You might see some severe wobble / oscillation of the craft shortly after you activate a mode for the first time. The script will automatically try to reduce the oscillation but this might take a few seconds. If the oscillation is really bad, try to reduce control authority on the rudders in the beginning and steadily increase it. Some more action: @Mods, I hope this is considered to be an Addon and thus is in the right subforum!
  4. KSP Version: 1.8.1 Craft Download: A-10 Warthog I tried to make the A-10 as realistically as I could, and I think it turned out pretty well. Some issues: The shading on the two engine nacelles break a lot, but that's just visual, and it may be a problem with some other mods I have, or with my version of PRE. Mods: (most mods 1.9.x are backwards compatible with 1.8.x btw) -BDArmory continued 1.8.1 -PhysicsRangeExtender 1.8.1 -AirplanesPlus 1.8.1 -KerbalFoundries (tracks and wheels) 1.8.1 -ProceduralParts 1.8.1 -Pwings 1.8.1 images:
  5. How to I get airspeed, as opposed to surface speed, data so that I know when my plane is going to stall? Is there a way to do this in stock KSP?
  6. How do you make a hypersonic jet, like an https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurora_(aircraft), fly level at high altitude and speed? Whether it’s flying with SAS on or off (only control surfaces, no RCS or torque), when its pitch is level it wants to keep climbing until the engines flame out from lack of air, and speed drops.
  7. WW2 Defence Contract/ Warbird Build Challenge Is anyone interested in a WW2 aircraft build challenge using BDarmoury and airplane plus? I was thinking maybe in the style of companies battling for the defence contracts after an invasion similar to the WW2 arms race. We could build aircraft for classes such as Fighters, Attackers and Bombers and score them based on performance for its class and look/realism (I love warbirds made using command seats and custom made cockpits for realism) I don't know how to make one of these fancy looking pages with nice pictures and everything but if anyone is interested and wants to help me set it up let me know.
  8. select plane size
  9. Stock Glider Catalogue Although KSP lacks wind and thermals, or indeed any means to actually maintain altitude in a glider without self-propelling, I have still found a tremendous amount of fun in building "sailplanes", aircraft with very low stall speeds and very good glide ratios. I think there's a lot of fun to be had in throwing them off cliffs and seeing how far it's possible to go, or what dangerous aerobatics you can perform. Thus, I present the Greenhayes Aircraft Glider Catalogue: four different sailplanes, each with their own handling characteristics and visual appeal. General Advice As a rule of thumb, the best fun can be had when you launch your gliders off a large hill or mountain. A good starting point is the mountain range east of the Kerbal Space Centre - you can use the new "Set Position" cheat to place your craft on the perfect peak. All of the gliders in the catalogue come equipped with three glide extension rockets (or a reusable self-sustaining rocket on the "Stork"), mapped to the space bar. These are to be used at your leisure - to gain speed before maneuvering, or to gain a little bit of altitude and go further, or even to take off from level ground - the choice is yours. An important difference that the gliders show from normal KSP aircraft is their tandem landing gear - they will rest with one wingtip on the ground before takeoff. Thus, it is very important to keep the wings level on takeoff and landing, to avoid any crashes. Remember to start trying to level out as soon as your aircraft begins to move! Greenhayes Model 16 "Cumulus" The Cumulus is a fairly docile, easy-to-handle two-seater with three pairs of Glide Extension RocketsTM strapped to the side, so that you can get yourself out of a pickle, or self-launch in a hurry. Recommended for beginners and for long, calm flights. The wheels don't retract on this one - no need to remember to put the gear down. Greenhayes Model 33 "Vulture" y The Vulture is a single-seat, tailless glider with excellent acrobatic potential - it is highly maneuverable on the pitch axis, and will flip around quite easily due to its wing configuration. It is Be gentle on takeoff and particularly landing, as the fragile fuselage is easily damaged. Not recommended for beginners, but good fun in experienced hands. Greenhayes Model 05 "Seagull" The Seagull is one of the first gliders built at Greenhayes, and its handling reflects its age - very stable, with a good glide ratio and a low top speed. The rudder on this glider is particularly powerful - use it in your aerobatics, or to keep your turns coordinated. Greenhayes Model 15 "Stork" The Stork is a durable, high-performance single-seat sailplane which can be put to just about any use the pilot wants. This is the only glider of the catalogue to feature permanent self-launch engines and flaps, allowing experienced pilots to control their approach speed and angle. Flaps are mapped to Action Group 1. Download link for all four gliders: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/10FbzVH22yt68R8dIGcphNB6VCL_8YvcM?usp=sharing
  10. Hey guys , I know there are already a lots of tweets but i watched already a lots of tutorials etc... Well i tried to built a big cargo-SSTO. On ground it is good to turn left right but i have the problem that it cant take off I have built also another one but it has exactly the same problem. I can built planes i constructed the SR1-Blackbird and it worked well but SSTOS ... are not working ^^. One Problem i could imagine, is that the center of lift is not at line with the center of mass but I am still a noob in planes. I started 4 days ago to build planes xD. kind regards PS: i hope the pictures are there https://imgur.com/PG1H2RQ https://imgur.com/GmihCbH
  11. This plane which I call the Giupen 1 is one powerful and manoeuvrable boi. With its dual Panther engines, it can easily reach speeds of probably up to 1000m/s and is extremely agile, able to do sharp turns. (Going too fast may cause it to overheat and explode though) Ask if you want more pics.
  12. A Bell X-1 replica, sans B-29 launch vehicle. KerbalX link: https://kerbalx.com/OlMuskiBoi/Bell-X-1
  13. SPARROW HT-101 and LT-101 Custom Cargo Lift DropshipCustom cargo lift. use L and J to control lift and drop.Use I and K to control VTOL tilt4 standard rotors controlled by main throttleAG 10/0: Controls Panther Engines.AG 5: Toggle R.A.P.I.E.R EnginesAG 9: Switch Mode Panther EnginesAlso Bonus: comes with a free emergency rover tucked underneath top cargo bayHT- 30.34m / cargo lift (HEAVY) KERBALX: https://kerbalx.com/InterstellarKev/SPARROW-HT-101-VTOL-CUSTOM-CARGO-LIFTSTEAM: https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=2051297280LT- 22.84m / cargo lift (LIGHT) KERBALX: https://kerbalx.com/InterstellarKev/SPARROW-LT-101-VTOL-CUSTOM-CARGO-LIFTSTEAM: https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=2051302109
  14. Our Soviet Russia Engineer Vadim was expermenting with vodka air pressure sealed engines, yet he is genius! He was deeply involved into our past prototype machines! While he was expermenting he thought "wait a minute i can unseal it push air into engines and use cable management aha!" so he invited his neighbor Prakapenka that specializes in rzhavchina and locked in position these Vodka/air engines! Such holding quality surppasses Long-term Lada rzhavchina ȍbrūč! Our team in conclusion present you first ever Sputnik XI VodkaBoosted V8 RocketPlane with 8 engines runned by pure Vodka with injected air! Be careful one bad turn and all goes sideways! Enjoy Comrads! Link: https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=2011304978
  15. Our Soviet Russian spy just found this star wars spaceship blueprint and enhanced it with our oldest fuel Vodka just one drop of this magic juice makes your ship fly with sonic speed in no time! Enjoy comrads it is now avaliable worldwide to public use! Link: https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=2010033216
  16. 2020 is year of inovation, our Soviet Russia engineers combined 2 best catalysts of Soviet Russia Engines and VODKA, we proudly present you one and only rebranded vodka fueled engines JETplane that get you to your fellow comrads in no time! Enjoy! Link: https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=2006339085
  17. SilverWolf Aerospace is reopening its doors! After mulling it over for some time, I have decided to re-release this project. So, what is it? It is a humble collection of things I have wanted over the years. A more attractive, familiar cockpit for airliners and small freighters. Something a little more iconic when economy gives way for haste, and something completely new for exceeding the boundaries of sanity and atmosphere. I've also paid attention to the back of the plane, too, adding tail connectors I have longed for. Auxilliary power units included. Finally, I have a bad habit for mounting my wings low; so wing boxes of varying lengths with various cockpit and tail adapters have been thrown it; because an aircraft just looks better when it's streamlined. What's next, I have no idea. Download: https://kerbal.curseforge.com/projects/silverwolf-aerospace As a friendly reminder, All Rights Reserved.
  18. Description This is a full stock 1:1 replica of the Scaled Composites Stratolaunch. Possessing the largest wingspan of any aircraft every flown, and having been designed as an air-launch platform for rockets, this beastly aircraft requires no other introduction. This build has the highest part count of any of my replicas to date, due largely to the *unique* shape of the fuselage. This craft was completed long before the MD-11, but seemingly inescapable technical difficulties plagued the craft from then on. It was only until many months later that I was able to finally diagnose the source of the problem and finally post this cursed monstrosity. Even with 6 extra beefed up versions of my PW-4056 engines the vehicle struggles to lift its own bulk, leaving it with only around 150 tonnes of payload capacity, and very limited ability to lift such payloads to high altitudes. This could have been solved by increasing the power of the engines, but seeing as the craft had already reached a ludicrous part count, I deemed this to be unnecessary. Partcount: 3150 parts Mass: 650.58 Tonnes Download: https://kerbalx.com/Kronus_Aerospace/Kronus-Stratolaunch So What Was Wrong? It seems that using the "Remove From Symmetry" feature would completely break this craft's part file, rendering it unusable. I can't say how or why, but what I can tell you is that the way the craft was constructed necessitated that I used the feature every single time, guaranteeing that the craft always broke. Whilst frustrating, these kinds of bugs are honestly just something we've all come to expect from KSP.
  19. Welcome to the KSP Original Design Competition, brought to you by @Servo and @HB Stratos! The Idea Servo came up with a challenge for his own to build an original design for each jet fighter generation. I was inspired by this and in collaboration with Servo we made background information/guoverment contract for each jet plane generation. The Contracts 1. Generation 2. Generation 3. Generation 4. Generation 4.5. Generation 5. Generation 6. Generation Transport Aircraft form various times Few rules Part clipping is allowed Craft File Editing is allowed Stock craft only No Making History Expansion How to win I can´t really say there will be a definite winner, but I will probably make a video on my YouTube channel featuring the 3-5 best aircrafts of each generation. How to submit your Planes You are allowed to submit as may planes as you want, but just one is also fine Template for submitting stuff, coupy this and replace with content to contribute. [contact no. xy] [generation] [author(s)] [craft name] [description] [pictures (max 3)] [Download link (if possible KerbalX)] HB Stratos over and out
  20. Hello, I didn't tried to create anything crazy in term of design in the plane but I think there is a bit of a problem with this particular plane. And yes, I can reproduce this "thing" on every single flight. I can share the design if needed. 1.8.1.2694 WindowsPlayer x64 en-us (not sure if these 2 qualify my install to modded or not) 1.8.1 Making History 1.3.1 Breaking Ground Win 10 Pro 1903/18362.476 i7-5820K 16GB GTX1080 / 441.20
  21. I present to you: my latest invention! Hawk Mk 3 Guardian: The third iteration of the famous line of fighters by Kerbal Dunatian, the company that brought you the Hawk Mk 2 and Falcon Mk2. This fighter utilises some of the most modern software available, putting it at the top of the areal food chain. Designed specifically with combat in mind, this plane can go up to Mach 3 at cruising speeds, can take off at only 50 m/s and is the most maneuverable craft around. It has 2 main and 2 secodary engines, which can be toggled independantly from each other. The craft has an additional autopilot in case your kerbal loses conciosness during a dogfight. It has been proven especially effective during the Free Space War. Flight manual can be seen on KerbalX. *No weapons included* Download from KerbalX Known bugs: No bugs as of today!! Flight advice: use SAS. When landing, don't turn the brakes on untill touchdown. I am open for suggestions on improving and creating new content. If you have any ideas, please feel free to post them in the comments.
  22. Here are some pictures, help would be appreciated http://i.imgur.com/iyDMH6C.png http://i.imgur.com/CseKTS9.png http://i.imgur.com/79XUh8J.png
  23. Even though its name is a reference to the wide-body Airbus A300, the Stearwing A300, with its 3.5 m Mk3 fuselage is only the size of a narrow-body A320. To avoid having to clip two rows of fuselages into each other to replicate wide-body jets, I think stock KSP should have 5 m plane parts.
  24. So I just started down the tech tree and got to planes. I decided to create a car to run around the main complex and gather science like I saw a guy doing on a YouTube video. I have the first set of plane science with the starter wheels. I created a car with science gear, a rocket cockpit, small engine, and the starter wheels. The car will not stay in one place. It rolls down hill when I launch. I apply the brakes from the brake group and nothing happens, the car continues to roll. So I fired up the engine and started down the runway then killed the engine and tried the brakes again. No joy. I looked at the specs and that first set of wheels are supposed to have 2km brakes. What am I doing wrong?