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A stock aircraft called VB 10. Built with 130 of the finest parts, its root part is Mark2Cockpit.
Built in the SPH in KSP version 1.4.3.
VB 10 is plane modeled after the French ww2 fighter plane https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arsenal_VB_10
Plane is powered by the two electric SAS engines driving two three-bladed contra-rotating propellers. Engines are placed inline to reduce the drag, one is located in front of the cockpit and the other one is behind it, similar to the real VB 10. In addition to reducing the drag this gives the plane really nice balance with the COM located right above the main wing. Thanks to this plane is very maneuverable and easy to fly.
Max speed at low altitude is 215 m/s and 200 m/s at 5000m. To reach max speed at high altitude you’ll need to manually tweak the authority limiter on the propeller blades from -80 to -95.
- engage the brakes,
- press 0 to decouple the rotors,
- engage SAS on the plane,
- switch to the engines, use Alt+E or Alt+Q to give them full trim,
- switch back to the plane,
- disengage the brakes,
- plane will take off on its own at about 40 m/s,
- at about 80 m/s switch to the engines and press 1 to toggle the blade pitch.
Updated for the 1.4.3.
- Type: SPH
- Class: aircraft
- Part Count: 130
- Pure Stock
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