Author Topic: Wyrmshadow's Assorted Whifs  (Read 39150 times)

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Re: Wyrmshadow's Assorted Whifs
« Reply #175 on: November 25, 2023, 01:29:50 PM »
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Re: Wyrmshadow's Assorted Whifs
« Reply #176 on: November 25, 2023, 10:05:59 PM »
I'd suggest half your problem is blade length/number.

Looking at how close to the fuselage those engines are the prop's must be really short!

To get any thrust out of them you'll need to either move them much further out or fit 5 or 6 blades to the propeller - probably similar to short versions of the square-tipped Mustang blades.
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Re: Wyrmshadow's Assorted Whifs
« Reply #177 on: November 26, 2023, 12:28:06 AM »
I'd suggest half your problem is blade length/number.

Looking at how close to the fuselage those engines are the prop's must be really short!

To get any thrust out of them you'll need to either move them much further out or fit 5 or 6 blades to the propeller - probably similar to short versions of the square-tipped Mustang blades.

It's a pusher prop in the back. There is nothing attached to the engine nacelles. I did increase the blade length and that helped a little. At the moment it's really back heavy. I have to trim the pitch a lot.

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Re: Wyrmshadow's Assorted Whifs
« Reply #178 on: November 26, 2023, 05:07:00 AM »
It's a pusher prop in the back. There is nothing attached to the engine nacelles. I did increase the blade length and that helped a little. At the moment it's really back heavy. I have to trim the pitch a lot.

Okay ... so those podded engines shaft-drive both the contra-rotating rotors and the compound pusher prop?
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Re: Wyrmshadow's Assorted Whifs
« Reply #179 on: November 26, 2023, 10:08:07 AM »
It's a pusher prop in the back. There is nothing attached to the engine nacelles. I did increase the blade length and that helped a little. At the moment it's really back heavy. I have to trim the pitch a lot.

Okay ... so those podded engines shaft-drive both the contra-rotating rotors and the compound pusher prop?

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