Hughes OH-6 Cayuse

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Hughes OH-6 Cayuse
FGUK hangar
OH-6.png
Actual OH-6 cockpit status. (Note that stick is taken from Bo105, next thing will be make an own one).
Actual OH-6 cockpit status. (Note that stick is taken from Bo105, next thing will be make an own one).
Type Helicopter, Light aircraft
Propulsion Single-engine aircraft
Manufacturer Hughes
Author(s)
  • Icecode
  • Star
  • StuartC
FDM YASim
--aircraft= OH-6
Status Alpha
Supports Dual control
Development
 Website The website for the Hughes OH-6 Cayuse developments.
Download Download the aircraft package.
Forum The FlightGear forum thread for the Hughes OH-6 Cayuse.
License GPLv2+

The Hughes Helicopters OH-6 Cayuse (nicknamed "Loach", after the requirement acronym LOH - light Observation Helicopter) is a single-engine light helicopter with a four-bladed main rotor used for personnel transport, escort and attack missions, and observation. Hughes also developed the Model 369 as a civilian helicopter, the Hughes Model 500, currently produced by MD Helicopters.

Development status/Issues/Todo

Outside:

  • Fuselage completed and available.
  • There are no textures and liveries available.
  • 3D pilot and co-pilot models are not available.

3D Cockpit:

  • Cockpit panel is available.
  • 4 instruments on the panel.
  • Interior available with some details (no textures).
  • No stick available.
  • No rudder control pedals available.
  • Reflection. (Git only)

General:

  • Sounds are complete.
  • Passenger and Co-pilot view available.
  • FDM available and working.
  • Dual control implemented.
  • Main Rotor animation available.
  • Tail rotor animation available.

Aircraft help

Key Function
{/} Shutdown/start engines.
r Apply rotor brake.
R Toggle rotor brake.

External links

Wikipedia OH-6 page

OH-6 Cayuse topic on FlightGear forum