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Assets [RELEASED] Silantro Flight Simulator

Discussion in 'Works In Progress' started by Oyedoyin1, Mar 20, 2018.

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Which is better in terms of "user-friendliness" and "performance"

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  1. Oyedoyin1

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    Engine Distortion is coming to the Fixed Wing system

     
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    I recently purchased your asset, looks very useful, I asked about flexible airfoils a while back, but would like to ask for some guidance if ok. What I want to simulate is a paraglider, this is a flexible wing, if moving forwrd the inside of the wing is filler with air keeping the airfoil shape. I imagine this pat will be near impossible to simulate (maybe with a Unity cloth component?!), any way I was thinking of making several small wing segments, each one uses your asset as airfoil, then use a hinge type mechanism to bind these segments together (probably about 24 of them). The wing has a very low CG due to line/harness. Any ideas or comments would be appreciated.
    Eventually I want to be able to use a paraglider to slope soar in game just by using wind forces going up a hill/mountain, no engine attached.
     
  4. Oyedoyin1

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    That's actually a really nice idea and I'll love to see it's implementation. But to make things simple you can still use the normal configuration with some slight adjustments and customization, kinda like this


    It's using 2 wings for the hands, 2 wings for the legs and a balancing tail to absorb extra yaw forces.
     
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    I just purchased silantro. Great asset! How do I set up cockpit views on the default planes included? I notice they all have cockpits on the 3d models, but pressing "C" does not change views at all.

    A tutorial on how to set up cockpit views would be great!
     
  7. Oyedoyin1

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    Actually, it's the easiest thing to do ;)

    1. Create a new camera and place it within the aircraft hierarchy
    2. Position it to show the cockpit and make the required rotation adjustments so you get a good view.
    3. Find the Camera gameObject with the "SilantroCamera" script
    4. Assign the new camera into the "Interior Camera" spot

    5. That's it!! Just to use the "C" key to switch the cameras
     
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    AH-1G Cobra Weapons Test

     
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    excellent, thank you. So in theory, that would be any camera rig, including a VR camera?
     
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    Yes technically. But I've not fully worked on the VR camera system i.e You can only have either Exterior or Interior at a time (you can't transition)

    For now, just place the "OVRCameraRig" in the interior camera gameobject or place it within the "Default Camera" gameobject and make the right transform adjustments. Once I have the time I'll work on transitioning from Interior to Exterior VR.
     
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    Messerschmitt Bf 109

     
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    Junkers Ju 87



     
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    Loving your asset so far. Can I request you to make a simple RC aircraft demo scene, would find that very useful. Not sure if that would be possible for inclusion in a future update?
     
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    No problem, if I can get a good model. But isn't the RC System just a scale version of real aircrafts?

    We can just scale down a true model and set it up just like you would in real life.
     
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    Mitsubishi A6M Zero



     
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    Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17



     
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    Cockpit Test

     
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    McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle

     
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    Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm Bo 105




     
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    McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle Flight Test

     
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    Aérospatiale Alouette II

     
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    hi there, also is there a way to freelook around the cockpit once you have a cockpit camera set up?
     
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    I'll integrate that into the next update
     
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    Boeing B-29 Superfortress

     
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    #UPDATE

    1. Added support for internal bombs
    2. Added new bomb targeting system

    B-29 Bomb Drop Test


     
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    Here :)

     
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    Messerschmitt Bf 109 Bomb Drop

     
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    Fiat G.91 Flight Tests



     
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    Greetings,

    Fantastic asset. I concur that a simple RC aircraft demo scene would be helpful, in order to shave down development time, since a remote control plane that's flown for fun wouldn't need so many features added to the plane.

    Keep up the great work, and looking forward to an RC aircraft demo scene. :)
     
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    I'll try and include one in the V2.0 system redesign I'm working on.

    Also, the "Hawker Fury MK1" will be added as a "stock" demo aircraft. It will only have the basic system components.
     
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    Special Helicopter Demonstrators now available!!!

    1. AH-1W Super Cobra


    2. CH-47 Chinook
     
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    Hi there, is there anything included to help get the flight yoke, and throttle objects inside of cockpits to follow the movement of your keyboard / joystick?

    thanks!
     
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    Absolutely

    1. The "Silantro Dials" takes care of dial displays within the aircraft. I'm going to introduce digital displays in a later update.



    2. The "Silantro Lever" takes care of moving controls like the Pedals, Yoke or Throttle



     
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    Thank you!


    Also. I have been blowing up the F35 it seems like very easily........... It seems to blow apart when I get up to high speed, and then try to make a turn or slight manuver, and she blows up. Too much g force?
     
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    also, is there any documentation on setting up the cockpit instrumentation..... such as the HSI, or altimeter and airspeed indicator?
     
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    :D:D:D:D..I wish, but true aerodynamic stress and reaction simulation hasn't been added yet, hopefully sometime in the future tho.

    The reason the F-35 blows up is actually simple.."Unity Physics vs Silantro" :D

    I'm trying to have as much realism as possible and the F-35 has internal weapons ergo I have to put missiles with colliders inside the aircraft collider which causes some problems with the simulation physics.
    Everything is usually fine if the aircraft rigidbody is undisturbed or under relatively small stress, but things get weird once you start doing manoeuvres or turns.

    The solution is to use section box colliders to prevent internal collisions, which I'll implement in v2.0
     
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    //
    1. Create an empty gameObject
    2. Add the "SilantroDial" script
    3. Assign the Needle and Aircraft Gameobjects
    4. Set the required variables

    Check Pages 39-40 of this document: https://www.dropbox.com/s/cxxu5ad2pzzrdkg/Helicopter Manual.pdf?dl=0
     
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    Alsso, thanks for all the help.


    One quick question. I just purchased the tornado.


    How do I sweep the wings? How do I reverse the thrust? It would be really nice if you included docs for this stuff.... at all.
     
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    Use the "J" key to activate the Swept Wings, but the thrust reversal is still under testing so it's not fully mapped yet, So I have a function "public void InitiateReverseControl()" that can be called within the TurboFan engine script.

    Normally you can find the mapped inputs from the tool menu "Oyedoyin/Miscellaneous/Setup Input/Detailed Setup

     
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    I'm honestly very sorry about the documentation, I haven't updated it since v1.2 despite the new features I've added.

    But that's mainly my problem, so much stuff keeps changing and I've planned on making a major upgrade (which I'm currently working on) of the asset components which will change a lot within the package. So it wouldn't make sense to have a documentation today and a completely different one tomorrow.
    For example, I've merged the Center of gravity script with the instrumentation script to save performance which means the documentation I would have written on Monday will be different from the one I'll have to write now.
     
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    I set up an input foor "Thrust Reverser" set it to a key, and still doesn't work.
     
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    The engines have to be on and power above 50%
     
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    Getting models with full cockpit textures yet alone gauges is one of the hardest things I usually have to do with the setups.

    Modellers charge me extreme amounts for the base exterior + cockpits and if I try to market the planes and break even I'll have to list the aircraft around $100+ which I think is very unfair and uneconomical. So I usually get the base exterior and make my own cockpit in 3ds max (You'll notice most of the gauges in the video are very similar). But most times people don't ask for or use the cockpits and if it's there, unused it constitutes additional draw calls, so I don't include them.

    For example, here the MK1 Fury I'm working on
    1. Here is the actual cockpit


    and here's the cockpit I managed to build in max


    It isn't accurate, but I'll do for my VR testing, I can add something like this if you want it
     
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    What exactly is the problem? email me silantrosimulator@gmail.com

    I'm guessing the handing characteristics i.e too sensitive. That's a major problem for aircrafts with pure elevon controls, that was why I scraped the B-1B setup. It was too easy to enter a spin while performing rolls even with my flight joystick and I didn't want to resort back to basic flight setup.
     
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    I changed the setup from Flaps + Full Elevons to Ailerons + Flaps + Elevators



    Here's a test Flight



    The handling and stability is increased, so if you're not hell-bent on having full realism like me :D, we can change it.
     
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    Do your 3D design give out models for free or for $. I need realistic looking models as good quality as yours or better i am struggling with my models.Our can you find me a 3D modeler.
     
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    Hello ! I would like to know if it is possible to make elliptical airfoils (for aircraft such as spitfire) , because the available shape is a simple 4 sided polygon for the moment