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Twin Tail Aircraft

A10, Liberator, Lancaster, P38, Beechcraft 18, Beriev Be-12, ERCO Ercoupe, Short 330, Rutan Long-EZ To name just a few ....

With the importance of how New CFD and Prop Physics, Prop Wash and particle reinjection affects the flight dynamics WHEN will it be possible to actually model a Twin Tail / Rudder setup in MSFS ?

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And similarly, when will it be possibly to realistically model canards?

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WHY on earth would you want to model a duck ??????


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FlyingRaccoon answered

Hello @ModelMuncher and @tml

We're unable to tell when as it represents a lot of work but that's something we have in mind obviously. Not short term for sure.
Also, CFD, in its current state, will lack precision to accurately account for small surfaces like canards so we need to work on both geometry definition and CFD improvement.

Regards,
Sylvain

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ModelMuncher answered tml commented

i see we now (SU11) have the facility to have EIGHT ENGINES but still no twin tail assemblies ?

really ???? this is fundamental to some aircraft

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tml avatar image tml commented ·
If you mean the Hughes H4, then no, it does not have eight engines in the simulator. (Look in its engines.cfg.) It just has eight engines in the 3D model. Even in its cockpit there are just four throttles. Yes, this is slightly disappointing.
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