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I may be wrong, but I think someone already made this before.
 

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I started to make a simple skylon mesh in the summer, but stopped working on it ... I think i'm gonna work a little more on it this week...
When i'm at home I can post some pictures.
I talked to Urwumpe, and if I recall correctly he was willing to adapt some old code by someone to use it in the sabre engines.. that is, when he has a little free time from coding SSU.

Stay tuned for a pic of my beginner model.:p
 

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This is the mesh now
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To be done:

- Payload bay and doors
- Engine nozzles
- Better wheels, and space to retract them
- Probably some better wings

- Textures

and.. any suggestion :)
 

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That looks :speakcool:.
 

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Looks good.

N.
 

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Payload bay is done.
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Next thing on the list.. engine nozzles.

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There are four nozzles in the middle, but whats the outside thing? I guess its a round aperture around the four nozzles..
 

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There are four nozzles in the middle, but whats the outside thing? I guess its a round aperture around the four nozzles..

Not perfectly round, but yes. It is a number of afterburner (or reheat) cans around the rocket engine nozzles.
 

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We need one of these in orbiter

Check this out the Skylon space plane very cool ,this would be great edition to orbiter,very Von Braun looking.Thanks
 

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Thank you!

---------- Post added at 12:43 PM ---------- Previous post was at 12:16 PM ----------

OOPs!sorry about that didn't know that one is being made already,anyways very cool.:cheers:
 

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Is this project still in progress? I just checked to see if Skylon has been done yet because I just made my own (half) model of it as my first 3d project. I guess that's why you should check first. :lol:

I attached my version if anyone wants to see. I'll probably continue it even if this has been done since it has taught me a lot.
 

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Skylon Addon Progress?

What's the current progress on the Skylon addon? I'm really looking forward to it. It's looking pretty good.
 

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Current progress is: abandoned (indefinite halt)

I encourage anyone who wants to make their own mesh if they feel so.

However, I don't rule out finishing (or re-doing) mine in the long term :)
 

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I should have a full weekend again, but I could maybe get the Skylon sources I have done so far cleaned up before the end of the year, in case somebody else wants to use them as a start. I am not sure when I will get back to Skylon development in the next time, alone SSU has still enough work for keeping a developer busy full-time for years.
 

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I should have a full weekend again, but I could maybe get the Skylon sources I have done so far cleaned up before the end of the year, in case somebody else wants to use them as a start. I am not sure when I will get back to Skylon development in the next time, alone SSU has still enough work for keeping a developer busy full-time for years.

That would be a good reason to dwell upon OO (Orbiter-Oriented) C++ learning, free time permitting.
 

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I like the Fueling apron,and the cargo loading,hanger concept in the skylon video this would be a nice addon for the Xr5,XR2,and DGIVs,ground bases. [nomedia="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jh3VKGwALcc"]YouTube- SKYLON Spaceplane: Mission Animation[/nomedia]
 
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I should have a full weekend again, but I could maybe get the Skylon sources I have done so far cleaned up before the end of the year, in case somebody else wants to use them as a start. I am not sure when I will get back to Skylon development in the next time, alone SSU has still enough work for keeping a developer busy full-time for years.

I'd like to develop or help develop a Skylon addon. So far all Orbiter addons I've done were for personal use and hardly worth mentioning. So if you folks had something - anything that could help me out with making it, it would be great. Meshes, textures, code chunks you can spare, etc. Right now I'm munching tutorials.
 

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I'd like to develop or help develop a Skylon addon. So far all Orbiter addons I've done were for personal use and hardly worth mentioning. So if you folks had something - anything that could help me out with making it, it would be great. Meshes, textures, code chunks you can spare, etc. Right now I'm munching tutorials.

well, if you want, I can inherit you the program. The sources are pretty tough to read currently, shall I try making you a commented VESSEL3 based version with Lua support, so you can just fill the gaps?
 
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