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Sabre-Class Fighter

design by Idiot/Savant

An early jet fighter. The engine is mounted in the fuselage, and fed through a large air-intake in the nose, which also houses the machineguns. While the Sabre is fitted with hardpoints for carrying external stores, it is mostly used as an interceptor and thus the hardpoints are mostly used for carrying drop-tanks. However, they can also be used to carry bombs, or early AAMs.

The plane was designed with Fire Fusion & Steel.

Sabre-Class Fighter

General Data

Price: 363,676 Cr
Tech Level: 5/6
Size: 480m3
Mass: 8000 kg fueled, 10800 kg max takeoff.
Power: TL-5 Turbojet generating 2.1 tonnes thrust (0.05 MW power surplus)
Maint: 4

Controls: Basic Mechanical
Comunications: TL-6 30 km radio (0.001 MW)
Sensor: None
Electronic Countermeasures: None
Life Support: Oxygen tanks and masks.
Cargo: None

Crew 1 pilot/gunner in cramped crewstation.
Fire Control None
Aramament: Six fixed, forward-firing TL-6 HMGs.
Hardpoints:One plumbed fuselage hardpoint (2000 kg capacity). Two plumbed inboard wing hardpoints (1400 kg capacity each). Maximum external stores is 2800 kg. Typical load is a 1000 kg drop tank on centerline hardpoint (909 kg fuel) and a TL-6 IR-homing AAM on each wing hardpoint.
Ammo: 1000 rounds of ammo for each HMG.
Maxiumum Speed: 800 kph, 613 kph loaded.
Cruising Speed: 620 kph 459 kph loaded.
NOE Speed: NA
Travel Move: 2452 km, 1836 km loaded.
Combat Move: 111 unloaded, 85 loaded.
Agility: 7/6
Fuel Consumption: 1050 L HCD/hour
Internal Fuel Capacity: 4978 liters HCD
Endurance: 4.6 hours
Range: 2820 km, 2110 km loaded.
Takeoff Roll: 431 m, 751 m loaded.
Landing Roll: 272 m

Weapon Stats

RoundROFDam valPen Rtg Bulk Mag Recoil Short
13*75 mm ball 109 2-3-4 11 1000 - 400

IR-homing AAM-680 kgCr 696 4 4.75 km4.8 kg HEPen: 5C C:8 B:28
Launch Rail80 kgCr 4000
IR-homing AAM-6100 kgCr 752 4 5.8 km6.8 kg HEPen: 6C C:10 B:32
Launch Rail100 kgCr 5000

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