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Hellcat rotor breaks if someone stands next to it
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The main rotor on both models of the WY-55 Hellcat breaks if a character is standing on the left or right sinde of the helicopter while the pilot starts the rotor.



Legacy ID
Game Physics
Steps To Reproduce

load the attached repro mission.

  • The civilian character is allready standing in a position to trigger the issue.
  • get into the left Hellcat (camo variant) and start the rotor.
  • It should break about two seconds after starting
  • Try to repair the Helicopte rusing the Zamak repairtruck (should not work)

You can also take control of the civilian using the "U" key to test other positions.

Additional Information
  • The rotor only breaks during start-up. If the engine runs at full speed nothing happens
  • The damaged rotor cannot be repaired via reair truck.
  • Standing under the rotor blades in front of the chopper seems to have no effect
  • may be related to issue 0011987

Event Timeline

Iratus edited Steps To Reproduce. (Show Details)Dec 15 2013, 1:06 PM
Iratus edited Additional Information. (Show Details)
Iratus set Category to Game Physics.
Iratus set Reproducibility to Always.
Iratus set Severity to None.
Iratus set Resolution to Duplicate.
Iratus set Legacy ID to 4054655473.May 7 2016, 5:37 PM

It's a duplicate of this bug - 0016456 (, please monitor that.