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I am new to babylon, and after a few days of struggling with rotations, I really need your help.


Basically I need to rotate an aircraft in 3D space.

In babylon I tried myMesh.rotation = new BABYLON.Vector3(rotationX, rotationY,rotationZ) but this rotates the aircraft around global axis and it is not what I want.


What I need is to rotate the aircraft around global Y axis, then rotate around local X and Z axis.

This is the Actionscript code I have used in a similar game:


matrix3D.appendRotation(currYaw, Vector3D.Y_AXIS);
//Get the new local Z and X vectors
matrix3D.copyColumnTo(2, fwdVec);
matrix3D.copyColumnTo(0, rightVec);
//Rotate around local Z and X axis
matrix3D.appendRotation(currRoll, fwdVec);
matrix3D.appendRotation(currPitch, rightVec);


I was not able to find the babylon APIs that I could use to get the same results. I find a lot of posts on babylon that use APIs that are not present in the latest babylon version.

Could someone please help me?

Thank you


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