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TL-5 8T Fighter-Bomber

design by Idiot/Savant

A twin-engine multi-role aircraft, usually used either as a light-bomber or night-fighter. As a fighter-bomber, it is equipped with an internal bomb-bay capable of holding up to 500 kg of ordenance, as well as a pair of plumbed wing hardpoints. The night-fighter variant fills the bomb-bay and some fuel space with a short-range radar gunsight. Both variants retain the heavy armament of four nose-mounted 15mm cannon and four wing-mounted 7mm machine-guns.

The plane was designed with Fire Fusion & Steel.


TL-5 8T Fighter-Bomber


General Data

Price: 276,510 Cr
Tech Level: 5
Size: Small (480m3)
Mass: 8000 kg fueled, 10800 kg max takeoff.
Power: Two 1.198 MW improved internal combustion engines with propellers, each generating 0.8386 tonnes thrust. 0.004 MW auxillary power unit (0.0013 MW power surplus).
Maint: 4

Controls: Basic Mechanical. TL-5 navigational aids.
Comunications: 60 km radio.
Sensor: None
Electronic Countermeasures: None
Life Support: Pressurised cockpit, with auxillary oxygen masks.
Cargo: 30 kg.

Crew 1: Pilot and copilot in armoured cockpit (AV 2).
Fire Control None
Armament: Four TL-5 15mm cannon in nose. Four TL-5 7mm machine-guns in wings. 500 kg Internal bomb-bay. Two plumbed inboard wing hardpoints. Maximum external ordenance load is 2800 kg.
Ammo: 2000 rounds 15mm (500/gun); 4000 rounds 7mm (1000/gun).
Maxiumum Speed: 660 kph, 489 kph loaded.
Cruising Speed: 495 kph, 367 kph loaded.
NOE Speed: NA
Travel Move: 1980 km, 1468 km loaded.
Combat Move: 92 unloaded, 68 loaded.
Agility: 6
Fuel Consumption: 600 L HCD/hour
Internal Fuel Capacity: 2400 liters HCD
Endurance: 4 hours
Range: 1980 km, 1468 km loaded.
Takeoff Roll: 600 m, 941 m loaded.
Landing Roll: 272 m

Weapon Stats

RoundROFDam valPen Rtg Bulk Mag Recoil Short
15*90mm ball 1011 2-2-3 14 600 - 300
7*57mm ball 104 2-3-Nil 9 1500 - 300

Worksheet
 
TL-5 8T Fighter-Bomber (Mosquito)
 
                                Mass            MW              MCr
Fast Subsonic AF                400                             0.16
Basic Mechanical Controls       112                             0.016
2 * Open C/S                    200                             0.0004
2 * crew members               [200]
2 * Armoured Cockpit (AV2)      200
TL-5 Navaids                      0.1                           0.01
60km radio                      212             0.002           0.0016
Oxygen tanks                     20                             0.0002
Basic LS (pressurised cockpit)   35             0.0007          0.0021
2 * IWHP (plumbed)               60                             0.005
Internal Bomb-bay              [500]                            0.0075
4 * 15mm Cannon                 180                             0.048
2000 rds ammo (500/gun)         318
4 * 7mm MG                       37.2                           0.01121
4000 rds (1000 / gun)            88
1.198 MW ImpIC w/ prop         1497.5                           0.00599
1.198 MW ImpIC w/ prop         1497.5                           0.00599
0.004 MW APU                     10            [0.004]          0.00002
Fuel (4 hours)                 2400
Cargo                            30
 
Totals:                        7997.3          [0.0013]         0.27651
       empty                   7297.3
 
 
Night-Fighter Variant:
remove bomb-bay, fuel;
 
add:
TL-5 0.3km radar                600             0.06            0.3
0.06 MW APU                     150            [0.06]           0.0003
Fuel (3.5 hrs)                 2150
 
Totals:                        7997.3          [0.0013]         0.57681
 

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