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Back to work

Publié le par Hueyman

These times were kinda tough for me, many things had happened in real life, giving really little time to work on such things, that I really love though ... In a year, many things happened, and among them, we split up with MR3D and I'm now on my own on...

Propellers, propellers...

Publié le par Hueyman

Hi everyone, As previously said, I wanted to do an article specially about propeller operation on the PC-6, and generally speaking, constant speed propeller used in almost every high performance ACFTS, both piston or turbine powered. But of course, in...

Propeller Animation

Publié le par Hueyman

This very quick video I made is the pitch changing mechanism animation of the PC-6 propeller. On this example, blade angle is initially in the " in flight Low Pitch Stops " position of +09°30' and smoothly going to a coarser pitch, +86°30' ( Fully Feathered...

Meet the real bird...

Publié le par Hueyman

Today, sunday, sunny day .. Had a chance to visit the real PC-6/B2-H2, during it's 100FH ( Flight Hours ) revision, where I can see some of it's inside, what's behind the cowlings ( PT6A of course ! ) and talk with the pilot and mechanics. Those shots...

In Sim WiPs

Publié le par Hueyman

Here are the first shots took in X-Plane 10.20 β3 This is the plane maker model, the " Wind tunnel aerodynamic model ". Trying to match real values, ref speeds, rate of climb, fuel consumption etc is a time demanding task, but it's so interesting ! You...

Pilatus PC-6.. A bit of history, and firsts WiPs !

Publié le par Hueyman

The PC-6 ? It's a swiss airplane, made by Pilatus Aircraft. The enterprise is located near the Pilatus mountain in Switzerland. The first model, flew on 4th May of 1959, powered by a Lycoming GSO-480-B1A6, a 340 HP piston engine. It was designed to be...

Welcome, ladies and gentlemen ;-)

Publié le par Hueyman

Hello everybody ! I created this blog for one purpose : share with you, and let you comment, my publications about various stuffs, but especially the development of my current project, the swiss plane, Pilatus PC-6 Turbo Porter, in it's B2H2 variant....