Author Topic: AV-22 and E-22 Tilt Rotors  (Read 7041 times)

Offline FAAMAN

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Re: AV-22 and E-22 Tilt Rotors
« Reply #120 on: December 28, 2018, 09:13:44 AM »
Whoa!!  :smiley: :smiley:
This is probably the best engineered WHIFF I've ever seen, superb work great idea development.
Can't wait to see what a "modern" gunship will look like, continue the amazing work sir  8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8)
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Re: AV-22 and E-22 Tilt Rotors
« Reply #121 on: December 28, 2018, 10:01:05 PM »
Thanks mate!

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Re: AV-22 and E-22 Tilt Rotors
« Reply #122 on: December 29, 2018, 10:24:36 PM »
I've been posting my progress over on the What-If Forum as well, which generated a lot of discussion ----

The outcome was I decided to ""revise"" my refueling probe after viewing a number of videos and photos of helicopters with their refueling probes.

So here is Refueling Probe Mk.3:

Top pic is retracted, next two with it extended.

Offline kitnut617

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Re: AV-22 and E-22 Tilt Rotors
« Reply #123 on: January 28, 2019, 04:00:47 AM »
So further back in the thread I mentioned that I would try to give the crew figures helmet mounted HUDs.

I found a photo on the internet of something along the lines I was thinking about.

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Re: AV-22 and E-22 Tilt Rotors
« Reply #124 on: January 28, 2019, 04:02:26 AM »
So here are a few pics of what I came up with. I started off with a pilot figure like the one on the right.

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Re: AV-22 and E-22 Tilt Rotors
« Reply #125 on: January 28, 2019, 04:03:51 AM »
Here you can see how I made the changes to the helmets. Just need to put the visor on the second guy

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Re: AV-22 and E-22 Tilt Rotors
« Reply #126 on: January 28, 2019, 04:49:05 AM »
Very nice detailed work Robert.
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Re: AV-22 and E-22 Tilt Rotors
« Reply #127 on: January 28, 2019, 06:30:12 AM »
They say those helmet mounted displays are safe but I would hate to eject with on of those on my head!

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Re: AV-22 and E-22 Tilt Rotors
« Reply #128 on: January 28, 2019, 04:02:19 PM »
They say those helmet mounted displays are safe but I would hate to eject with on of those on my head!

There has been a lot of work done to address that concern.
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Re: AV-22 and E-22 Tilt Rotors
« Reply #129 on: January 29, 2019, 06:23:12 AM »
They say those helmet mounted displays are safe but I would hate to eject with on of those on my head!

There has been a lot of work done to address that concern.

Headless pilots?

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