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I want to spin my propeller blade along its axis, but this axis needs to rotate as part of the aircraft. enter image description here

As you can see, the ducted fans rotate about a central axis and i want the propellers inside of them to rotate as well while spinning, but have no idea how to animate this

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  • $\begingroup$ Did you get this sorted out? $\endgroup$
    – Edgel3D
    Mar 19, 2019 at 1:15

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Parent propeller to the "stick" and parent the ducts to an empty put where the dot is. Rotate propeller locally and ducts globally (x axis). Done.

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    $\begingroup$ @Alex Band: Yes, it would. Parented objects can be transformed freely. $\endgroup$ Mar 15, 2019 at 14:00
  • $\begingroup$ Im trying to get it to rotate about the local axis but am struggling to get it to do so, an advice? $\endgroup$
    – Alex Band
    Mar 15, 2019 at 14:05
  • $\begingroup$ Hit R once and then the axis key twice. $\endgroup$ Mar 15, 2019 at 14:20
  • $\begingroup$ when i do that, it seems to rotate about the z and x axis at the same time, creating this weird wobbling effect. is it possible to have 2 separate motions running at the same time? $\endgroup$
    – Alex Band
    Mar 15, 2019 at 14:48

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