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left-click = rotate, middle-button/CTLR-left-click = pan, scroll/right-click/ALT-left-click = zoom

Downloads: 694
Uploaded by: Vipul Gadekar
File size: 602 kilobytes
VSP Version: 3.X
Copyright holder: Vipul Gadekar
Copyright year: 2021
License: Attribution Share Alike (CC BY-SA)

File ID# 550
Manufacturer Joby Aviation
Model S4 EVTOL
Units Feet
Description The Joby S4 is a six-prop, electric propulsion aircraft with tilt-rotors for vertical take-off and landing. It can carry one pilot and 4 passengers with a claimed cruise speed of 200mph and 150 miles of range. The vehicle is currently being flight tested and is in process of being certified by the FAA. The model was created based on the Joby patents, online images, and dimensional information from website. An updated model is in progress, which will involve tilting rotors, control surfaces, and landing gear.
Source Quality

4 - The source material used to create this model was Inaccurate. This means some photos and drawings with very few dimensions were used to create the model.

Model Suitability
  • 2 - Build a display model
  • 2 - Cartoon or Pretty Picture
  • 3 - OML for wetted areas/drag buildup
  • 4 - Weight and balance
  • 4 - Check internal layout/volume
  • 4 - Structures
  • 4 - Accurate OML for detailed aerodynamic analysis or CFD
Tags general aviation , airplane , vtol

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Vipul Gadekar (August 16, 2021 at 0:18):

Assumed data for the model: airfoils, curvature radii, propeller details etc. Inferred data for the model (based on patents, images, websites): wingspan, dihedrals, v-tail geometry, propeller diameter, engine pods etc. P.S: Still a rookie on VSP. any feedback is appreciated! Thanks!

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