BARD PAPER: VERA0005
design by Idiot/Savant
Named by RCES forces for the insect-like noise made by its
engine, the Mosquito represents an advancement on the Paper Kite
design, being an aircraft purpose-built for air-to-air combat. While
it shares the Paper Kite's wood and canvas construction, it is
faster and more maneuverable, being built as a monoplane, with a
conventional "puller" propellor at the front of the fuselage. The
aircraft's single machine gun is equipped with another advance -
interruptor gear, allowing it to fire through the propellor without
running the risk of shooting away the blades.
While the Mosquito is designed as a fighter, it is also
equipped with an under-fuselage bomb-rack, allowing it to carry up to
80kg of ordanance, usually in the form of 8 * 10 kg or 4 * 20 kg bombs.
The plane was designed with Fire Fusion & Steel.
- Price: 8825 Cr
- Tech Level: 4
- Size: 16m3
- Mass: 250 kg fueled, 338 kg max takeoff.
- Power: 0.036 MW internal combustion engine with propeller generating 0.018 tonnes thrust (no surplus power)
- Maint: 1
Controls: Primitive Mechanical
Electronic Countermeasures: None
Life Support: None
Crew 1: Pilot/gunner in cramped crewstation.
Fire Control None
Aramanment: One TL-4 HMG in forward fixed mount. One fuselage hardpoint, capable of carrying up to 80 kg of ordanance.
Ammo: 1200 rnds of ammo. Plus hardpoint weapons.
Maxiumum Speed: 139 kph, 141 kph loaded.
Cruising Speed: 145 kph 106 kph loaded.
NOE Speed: NA
Travel Move: 580 km, 424 km loaded.
Combat Move: 27 unloaded, 20 loaded.
Fuel Consumption: 7.2 L HCD/hour
Internal Fuel Capacity: 30 liters HCD
Endurance: 4.2 hours
Range: 290 km, 212 km loaded.
Takeoff Roll: 85 m, 157 m loaded.
Landing Roll: 75 m
|Round||ROF||Dam val||Pen Rtg|| Bulk|| Mag|| Recoil ||Short
||7*57mm ball (flexi)|| 10||4|| 2-3-Nil ||6|| 1200|| -|| 200
10 kg HE bomb || C: 4 '|| B: 21|| 5C
20 kg HE bomb || C: 7 || B: 27 || 8C
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