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Old 02-11-2011, 01:46 PM
Flying Pencil Flying Pencil is offline
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Originally Posted by The Kraken View Post
I don't think the physically correct flight model of a wingless plane has to be overly accurate....
Actually, it could!

In the virtual world what is displayed is not necessary accurate to how the vehicle handles!
To reduce complexity developers often take shortcuts and set a point X to represent enough damage on wing as to render it "gone", but the FM still sees enough that it is possible to fly the airplane (although flying sideways).
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