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TL-5 3T Carrier-Based Fighter

design by Idiot/Savant

An early carrier-based fighter, with folding wings and a corrosion-resistant airframe and power-plant. Based on the WW II Grumman Wildcat and Hellcat.

The plane was designed with Fire Fusion & Steel.


TL-5 3T Carrier-Based Fighter


General Data

Price: 138,310 Cr
Tech Level: 5
Size: Small (180m3, 90m3 with wings folded)
Mass: 3000 kg fueled, 4050 kg max takeoff.
Power: 0.75 MW improved internal combustion engine with propeller generating 0.525 tonnes thrust. 0.004 MW auxillary power unit (0.00165 MW power surplus).
Maint: 2 (4 on carrier)

Controls: Basic Mechanical. TL-5 navigational aids.
Comunications: 60 km radio.
Sensor: None
Electronic Countermeasures: None
Life Support: Pressurised cockpit, with auxillary oxygen mask.
Cargo: None

Crew 1: Pilot in open crewstation.
Fire Control None
Armament: Six TL-5 13mm machine-guns in forward fixed mounts. One plumbed fuselage hardpoint and two inboard wing hardpoints. Maximum ordanence load is 1050 kg.
Ammo: 1000 rounds of ammo for each HMG.
Maxiumum Speed: 551 kph, 408 kph loaded.
Cruising Speed: 413 kph 306 kph loaded.
NOE Speed: NA
Travel Move: 1652 km, 1224 km loaded.
Combat Move: 77 unloaded, 57 loaded.
Agility: 5
Fuel Consumption: 188.5 L HCD/hour
Internal Fuel Capacity: 570 liters HCD
Endurance: 3 hours
Range: 1239 km, 918 km loaded.
Takeoff Roll: 440 m, 690 m loaded.
Landing Roll: 166 m

Weapon Stats

RoundROFDam valPen Rtg Bulk Mag Recoil Short
13*75mm ball 108 2-3-4 9 1000 - 300

Worksheet
 
TL-5 3T Carrier-Based Fighter (Hellcat)
 
                                Mass            MW              MCr
Fast Subsonic AF (carrier)      162.75                          0.0681
Basic Mechanical Controls        42                             0.006
Open C/S                        100                             0.0002
Crew Member                    [100]
TL-5 Navaids                      0.1                           0.01
60km radio                      212             0.002           0.0016
6 * 13mm HMG                    168                             0.044
6000 rds (1000/gun)             600
Plumbed FHP, 2 * IWHP            70                             0.0065
Oxygen tanks                     10                             0.0001
Basic LS (pressurised cockpit)   17.5           0.00035         0.00105
0.004 MW APU                     10            [0.004]          0.00001
0.75 MW ImpIC w/ prop (carrier) 937.5                           0.00394
Fuel (3 hrs)                    570
 
Totals                         2999.85         [0.00165]        0.13831
 
 
 

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