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Welcome to the Small Craft Megathread. From here, you can post your small craft/s in any way you see fit! Modded craft(s) are also acceptable, but you will have to include the link to any mods that you used parts of in your design. I am permitting, say, a picture of a large craft with the small craft (like a little shuttle) around the large craft, but the photo(s) will have to be focused on the small craft. Rovers are also accepted, as are sea vessels (they must be seaworthy though, so don't just build a little jetski or something and have the pictures of it on land, they will have to also be in water). Anyway, enough talking!

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fourfa    795

Nope, it just takes advantage of the stock high-density sorta clippy magic of the Round-8 fuel tank stacking

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KAL 9000    1485
15 minutes ago, StahnAileron said:

What's the upper-limit cut-off for the definition of "small"?

10t sounds right, but I'm not the OP.

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StahnAileron    217
11 minutes ago, KAL 9000 said:

10t sounds right, but I'm not the OP.

That's just mass though. I was actually talking about physical dimensions. It's possible to have a VERY dense craft if one wants with clipping. (As already demonstrated with ROUND-8's.)

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Triop    3713

I can do small:

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NSEP    2880
23 hours ago, StahnAileron said:

What's the upper-limit cut-off for the definition of "small"?

Whatever your feels say. A maximum 5x5x5 meter craft is small to me..

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Spartwo    1766
Posted (edited)

Sickle mk4 - Swarm fighter

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Little fighter.

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Tiny lander.

Bee-Shuttlepod

Widdle shuttlepod.

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Bitsy rover.

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Mini station

 

Had a similar thread years ago. Highlight was @Giggleplex777's work.

He's got his own thread.

Edited by Spartwo

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Castille7    1921

LiL Bit

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Minute

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Inkling

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Old Mini F14

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Old Mini craft used to land on Laythe

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selfish_meme    1960

Mini Shuttle STS Gargantua

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Mini Soyuz

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kapteenipirk    644

Small crafts eh, well, here's a couple of craft you'll be seeing once KSP 1.3 comes out.

They where built in the 1.3 prerelease, and are now inaccessible because i reverted back to 1.2 to get some proper stuff done.

 

The first one is what i call the ITB (interceptor test bed).

It was a scaled down interceptor model used to test all kinds of fancy doodads. It also served as an aerodynamics tesbed for a next generation interceptor, that eventually turned into the KF-18 Fornet.

A lot of our engineers that took part in that project said that the original ITB was just too cute and fun. So, instead of scrapping the prototype R/C jet, they brought it back to the KSC and are now using it as a "big boys R/C park flyer"

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The other aircraft is a four engined "Protected cargo plane" that served in KW2 as a personal transport for many high ranking officers that wanted to feel a little safer/comfy while flying into the front-lines.

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This one is of course a scaled down replica of it built by a small group of KSC staff as "party piece" to be used in airshows and conventions.

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21 minutes ago, kapteenipirk said:

Small crafts eh, well, here's a couple of craft you'll be seeing once KSP 1.3 comes out.

They where built in the 1.3 prerelease, and are now inaccessible because i reverted back to 1.2 to get some proper stuff done.

 

The first one is what i call the ITB (interceptor test bed).

It was a scaled down interceptor model used to test all kinds of fancy doodads. It also served as an aerodynamics tesbed for a next generation interceptor, that eventually turned into the KF-18 Fornet.

A lot of our engineers that took part in that project said that the original ITB was just too cute and fun. So, instead of scrapping the prototype R/C jet, they brought it back to the KSC and are now using it as a "big boys R/C park flyer"

jgsIwU0.png

 

 

 

The other aircraft is a four engined "Protected cargo plane" that served in KW2 as a personal transport for many high ranking officers that wanted to feel a little safer/comfy while flying into the front-lines.

Y2lp4Zd.png

This one is of course a scaled down replica of it built by a small group of KSC staff as "party piece" to be used in airshows and conventions.

Is the last craft stock? Or are those modded propeller engines?

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fourfa    795

They're jets with antennas stuck on to look like props.

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NotAnAimbot    281
Posted (edited)

Mini fighter

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Mini tank

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Used BDA(c) 

 

Edited by NotAnAimbot

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kapteenipirk    644
4 hours ago, BogusDionysus48 said:

Is the last craft stock? Or are those modded propeller engines?

Yep, both are fully stock.

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4 hours ago, kapteenipirk said:

Yep, both are fully stock.

So in ksp 1.3 they have propeller engines?

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selfish_meme    1960
5 minutes ago, BogusDionysus48 said:

So in ksp 1.3 they have propeller engines?

No, not unless you build one, or mod the game

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37 minutes ago, selfish_meme said:

No, not unless you build one, or mod the game

That's too bad :(

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kapteenipirk    644
1 hour ago, BogusDionysus48 said:

So in ksp 1.3 they have propeller engines?

Yeah, as Selfish_meme said, you have to build them yourself.

In this case, a 0.5m intake makes up the engine cowling, while a nosecone works as the crank case. The sylinders are small communitron antennaes, and the propellers are bigger communitron antennaes.

It uses jet engines mounted in the rear of the inboard engine nacelles to propel it.

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On 2017-05-26 at 8:50 AM, kapteenipirk said:

Yeah, as Selfish_meme said, you have to build them yourself.

In this case, a 0.5m intake makes up the engine cowling, while a nosecone works as the crank case. The sylinders are small communitron antennaes, and the propellers are bigger communitron antennaes.

It uses jet engines mounted in the rear of the inboard engine nacelles to propel it.

lol I didn't see that it was made for of smaller parts! :P

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