I think it would be a good idea to have the option to switch between a single door cargo bay and a two door cargo bay. The single door cargo bay could be useful for cargo holds on rovers, for landing gear bays, for custom cockpits, etc.

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    7,061 pedro16797

    Yesterday I was thinking about this and it would be nice to:
    - Be able to change how wide is the door, now is 180°, it would be cool to change that so just a quarter of the cylinder opens, for example
    - Change between vertical and horizontal doors
    - Change between 1 and 2 doors
    - Add a sliding door and a no door option
    - Add the possibility of multiple openings in one cargo bay (like in KSP)

    Do you think any of this is viable? @AndrewGarrison. I can make a schematic of the different modes for them to be easier to visualise.

    I think a good UI would be the same that the wings use for the flaps, so we can add more, drag the arrows to change their width and location...
    I can imagine a xml modifier for the cargo bay like
    <Door start="ANGLE" end="ANGLE" oneDoor="BOOLEAN" orientation="STRING"{vertical, horizontal} mode="STRING"{normal, slide, none} openingAngle="ANGLE" openingSpeed="DOUBLE" >
    All doors in the same cargo bay may share startOpen, AG, color...

    +1 one month ago
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    1,621 Notapier

    And doors that slide open like a b-24 bomb bay.

    2 months ago
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    156 swope

    I think there should be nosecone versions of cargo bays, with clam-shell, C-5 nose, or cargo ramp options. Also, regular cargo bays should be able to have hinges on the front/back edges.

    +1 2 months ago
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    523 DuckMint

    And the option to make ramp bays yeah?

    +2 5 months ago


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