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#3499412 - 01/20/12 12:52 PM Rudder design *****
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I decided to build a full scale rudder pedal what would match the control stick I am working on.

-The dimensions and travel will be identic to the Bf109G6`s.
-Independent toe brakes
-Gas springs for the realistic force effects.
-Hall sensor for the yaw /high quality pots for the brakes
-Adjustable pedal angle

I have a pair of pedal castings to be used in this project.



Some early design shots:


rudder 1 by csaba.moharos


rudder 2 by csaba.moharos

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#3499478 - 01/20/12 01:52 PM Re: Rudder design [Re: VO101MMaister]
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Nice! You had those castings made for you, or is there someone who had a large run made for him and is selling them by the pair?

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#3499545 - 01/20/12 02:51 PM Re: Rudder design [Re: JAMF]
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Hi,

it was made for me, but maybe he can make more. I will send you his contact in pm.

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#3499672 - 01/20/12 04:50 PM Re: Rudder design [Re: VO101MMaister]
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Thanks for the offer, but it wouldn't be my thing. smile You might have peeked the interest of others though. biggrin

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#3500847 - 01/22/12 07:27 AM Re: Rudder design [Re: VO101MMaister]
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VO101MMaister would you know if its possible to get hold of a KG13 cast?
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#3501202 - 01/22/12 05:37 PM Re: Rudder design [Re: Schweppes]
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What did you use to model that? It is BEE YOU TEE FULL

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#3501505 - 01/23/12 05:20 AM Re: Rudder design [Re: QuickSilver]
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Autodesk Inventor smile

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#3502650 - 01/24/12 02:54 PM Re: Rudder design [Re: VO101MMaister]
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I use the same method as on the control stick. The only difference is that in this case I am using a gas spring to have a realistic force + damping sensation.

Here is a very early schematic:


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#3502834 - 01/24/12 06:23 PM Re: Rudder design [Re: VO101MMaister]
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You can also incorporate end stops in the cam, but make sure you dimension the bearing arm to be able to take the load. also, how do you account for asymmetry in the cam profile?

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#3502879 - 01/24/12 07:40 PM Re: Rudder design [Re: Brandano]
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Originally Posted By: Brandano
You can also incorporate end stops in the cam,


http://avia-sim.ru/forum/files/pedals26_193.jpg

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