Author Topic: Tilt-Rotor Aircraft  (Read 96385 times)

Offline LemonJello

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Re: Tilt-Rotor Aircraft
« Reply #525 on: September 27, 2018, 09:06:40 AM »
Just a couple of cell phone photos of something I saw at Modern Day Marine Expo today:





I figured this crowd would appreciate the inspiration.

Offline kerick

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Re: Tilt-Rotor Aircraft
« Reply #526 on: September 27, 2018, 10:06:45 PM »
So it can only fire the missles from a hover position?
Or maybe it drops out hem and then it flies forward?

Offline kitnut617

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Re: Tilt-Rotor Aircraft
« Reply #527 on: September 28, 2018, 10:30:24 AM »
So it can only fire the missles from a hover position?

Something I was trying to overcome with my AV-22 project

Offline Gingie

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Re: Tilt-Rotor Aircraft
« Reply #528 on: September 28, 2018, 10:39:59 AM »
Interrupter gear on the props

Offline jcf

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Re: Tilt-Rotor Aircraft
« Reply #529 on: September 29, 2018, 12:49:07 AM »
Folks, you don't have to choose between fully horizontal, or fully vertical
rotors.



Rotors at an angle that allows forward firing of weapons wouldn't be hard to accomplish.
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Offline kerick

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Re: Tilt-Rotor Aircraft
« Reply #530 on: September 29, 2018, 01:11:13 AM »
There would have to be some sort in of safety lock to prevent from firing until the rotors were at least the right angle. Not a problem in whiff world.
« Last Edit: September 29, 2018, 04:44:28 AM by kerick »

Offline elmayerle

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Re: Tilt-Rotor Aircraft
« Reply #531 on: September 29, 2018, 01:41:40 AM »
It would definitely require a redesigned wing.  The present wing is a very large fuel tank and would need new structure and wiring provisions to add pylons like that, particularly when you consider that the present wing skins are fairly large bonded structural pieces.

Offline jcf

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Re: Tilt-Rotor Aircraft
« Reply #532 on: September 29, 2018, 02:26:54 AM »
There would have to be some sort in of safety lock to prevent from firing util the rotors were at least the right angle. Not a problem in whiff world.

It wouldn’t be a problem in the real world.  ;D
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And we, till now unmatched in ill,
Must leave successors more corrupted still."
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Offline kerick

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Re: Tilt-Rotor Aircraft
« Reply #533 on: September 29, 2018, 04:45:38 AM »
You would only get to screw that up once!

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Re: Tilt-Rotor Aircraft
« Reply #534 on: September 30, 2018, 08:01:40 AM »
You would only get to screw that up once!

It wouldn’t be something the crew could override, it’d be built-in, hardware
and software. Really not that big a deal all it takes is enough need to make
the business case to spend the $$$$.
"Evil our grandsires were, our fathers worse;
And we, till now unmatched in ill,
Must leave successors more corrupted still."
Horace, 65BC - 8BC. Marsh translation.