Auto Credit Based on DragonTech's Valkyrie

After two months of designing and testing, DragonTech and I present you with...

Valkyrie, a fully automated VTOL aircraft. It has flight mode, program assisted hover mode, and automated targeted landing.

Craft Design and Video by DragonTech
Vizzy Program by Hannah1212

VIDEO: (Watch it!)

This is a beta release of our project. The craft is fully functional, but it’s possible there are some bugs that we missed. If you have problems or suggestions, let us know so we can fix them for the final release.

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Controls

AG 1: Flight mode

Turn on AG 1 to automatically take off. One the takeoff is complete, manual control is engaged, and you can fly it like a normal plane

AG 2: Hover mode

Activate AG 2 to start hover mode. This starts the stabilization program and activated translation mode. The craft can be moved up/forward/sideways with translation mode controls (use keyboard, joysticks, or up/forward/right sliders). Use slider 2 to adjust heading. You don’t need to touch anything other than those controls. When everything is zeroed, the craft will come to a complete hover stop.

AG 3: Autopilot

Activate AG 3 to start the autopilot landing program. If you don’t already have a target selected, the program will ask you to choose a target from the list.

Notes:
  • you can activate autopilot at any time, while grounded, hovering, or flying. The program will figure out what to do. If you are very far from the target, it will switch into automated flight mode until it gets close, if not it will hover the whole way.
  • You can activate AG2 to automatically switch from flight to hover anytime while flying, or activate AG1 while hover to switch to flight mode.
  • The targets options listed will only work in the Juno 2.2 system, because it is targeting various structures within DSC.
  • The vizzy needs to run fast to be stable, It might not work as well on some devices.

GENERAL INFO

  • Predecessor: Valkyrie
  • Successors 1 craft(s) +56 bonus
  • Created On: iOS
  • Game Version: 0.9.616.1
  • Price: $35,094k
  • Number of Parts: 128
  • Dimensions: 7 m x 22 m x 21 m

PERFORMANCE

  • Total Delta V: 0m/s
  • Total Thrust: 300N
  • Engines: 7
  • Wet Mass: 26,426kg
  • Dry Mass: -13,728kg

STAGES

Stage Engines Delta V Thrust Burn Mass

Comments

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    8,765 Elga

    Best of the best craft🙂

    2 months ago
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    6,405 Hannah1212

    Um I’m not really doing requests rn and I’m also not working on atmospheric landings (yet), but if you want to learn vizzy you could give it a try. It looks like a nice rocket tho! @Jayceafton

    2 months ago
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    @DragonTech ik that's just a testing prototype I had another but now I got to make another one once I get a new phone

    2 months ago
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    2,818 DragonTech

    @Jayceafton you made that right. Well boy don't I got a CHALLENGE for you. make functional landing gear

    2 months ago
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    @Hannah1212 and if you could send me a video of it landing please

    2 months ago
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    @Hannah1212 https://www.simplerockets.com/c/23k9cK/falcon-9-new-core-stage#

    2 months ago
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    @Hannah1212 well sorry for being slow i dropped my phone in paint and I had a even better version but here

    2 months ago
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    Can you plz make the final with more fuel

    3 months ago
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    Awesome man this is dope no words to say🤩🤩

    +3 3 months ago
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    6,405 Hannah1212

    Go for it! I tried to comment the code a lot, but it is still pretty chaotic and messy. There are definitely parts that are more complicated than they need to be. The main control loop is basically a bunch of PIDs. If you have questions about a specific part just lmk. @CaveatEmperor

    +1 3 months ago
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    Love it. This sort of automation is what I want for my DDF fleet! :D Gonna take your code apart now ;)

    +1 3 months ago
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    525 FRE

    @DragonTech well,I am just newhere and I don't know about many good users yet.... sorry,but I can rememberyou now! :)

    3 months ago
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    Was adding programming to SimpleRockets a mistake?

    +2 3 months ago
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    1,131 willsturner

    @Hannah1212 thanks.

    3 months ago
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    6,405 Hannah1212

    Good luck! The craft design part is by @DragonTech, he has some more cool crafts ;). @willsturner

    +1 3 months ago
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    6,405 Hannah1212

    Look at the post formatting guide for how to add photos (it is pinned at the top of forums). The video icon is just a clickable image that takes you to the YouTube video, and the “video” clip is just a gif, which can be added the same way as an image. @HurleyAerospaceCompany

    3 months ago
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    Wow, I am sleeping right now

    3 months ago
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    Cool. Can you explain to me how to put videos and photos in the description?

    3 months ago
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    1,131 willsturner

    This is cool. Im working on a vtol aswell. Hopefully its nealy as good as this lol. Unfortunately I'm no where near asgood at making things look cool.

    +1 3 months ago
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    Hey this is really awesome!
    (A+)
    Keep up the great work!

    +2 3 months ago
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    2,818 DragonTech

    @Tweedle_Aerospace Correct. Realistically though if you were to fly this you wouldn't go full speed and switch to hover, you would slow down before where u want to go. The fixed engines are a lot more powerful too so it's gonna take a while to reverse that. But there could be improvements where we could've made rotators full reverse and 100% throttle. The problem there is that it can be more unstable and less safe.

    +1 3 months ago
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    6,405 Hannah1212

    If it’s that fragile that might be a more of a build challenge than a vizzy challenge. @Jayceafton

    +1 3 months ago
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    6,405 Hannah1212

    Yeah it can take a bit, especially if you are going fast. Hopefully it eventually finished. Was it during the autopilot or just from flight to hover? @Tweedle_Aerospace

    3 months ago
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    @FRE as in people players look up to? People who upvote? Wdym

    3 months ago
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    @Hannah1212 wanna be my friend :)

    3 months ago
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