Boeing YC-14
by NorthAmericanAviation
uploaded 2017-04-05
stock aircraft
#AMST #STOL #Cargo #Stock #Replica

Boeing’s AMST Contender


  • Type: SPH
  • Class: aircraft
  • Part Count: 132
  • Pure Stock


The YC-14 was Boeing’s entry into the Advanced Medium STOL Transport competition, aiming to replace the Lockheed C-130. It Competed against the McDonnell Douglas YC-15, but neither were accepted. The knowledge gained from test flights, plus the unique characteristics of both aircraft would influence the design of the very successful C-17 Globemaster III.
1 Toggles Afterburners, 2 Toggles Leading Edge Flaps

No vertical winglets—I wanted peak STOL performance.
Built in the SPH in KSP version 1.2.2.

The YC-14’s Design employed a ‘super-critical’ airfoil, which reduced transonic drag; this allowed a higher top speed while maintaining lift at low speeds.
This model flies very well and is true to its STOL design in real life: I achieved a 370m takeoff roll with full fuel, empty cargo bays. It’s a pretty forgiving plane in the air; super rugged, but requires some pitch-up attitude for level flight.

Here you will find everything that trails black smoke, jettisons fuel, and runs on liquid oxygen and ammonia. Oh, 20th Century aviation development, where art thou?

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