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TL-5 4T Fighter

design by Idiot/Savant

The ultimate development of the single-engined fighter-aircraft at this tech level. Armed with either four heavy 15mm cannon or twelve 7mm machine-guns, as well as bombs or unguided rockets, this class of aircraft is usually used for interception or ground-attack.

The plane was designed with Fire Fusion & Steel.


TL-5 4T Fighter


General Data

Price: 167,600 Cr
Tech Level: 5
Size: Small (240m3)
Mass: 4000 kg fueled, 5400 kg max takeoff.
Power: 1.396 MW improved internal combustion engine with propeller generating 0.9772 tonnes thrust. 0.004 MW auxillary power unit (0.00265 MW power surplus).
Maint: 2

Controls: Basic Mechanical. TL-5 navigational aids.
Comunications: 30 km radio.
Sensor: None
Electronic Countermeasures: None
Life Support: Pressurised cockpit, with auxillary oxygen mask.
Cargo: 23 kg.

Crew 1: Pilot in armoured cockpit (AV 2).
Fire Control None
Armament: Four TL-5 15mm cannon in wings. One fuselage hardpoint and two inboard wing hardpoints. Maximum ordenance load is 1400 kg.
Ammo: 500 rounds of ammo for each cannon.
Maxiumum Speed: 770 kph, 570 kph loaded.
Cruising Speed: 577 kph, 428 kph loaded.
NOE Speed: NA
Travel Move: 2308 km, 1712 km loaded.
Combat Move: 107 unloaded, 79 loaded.
Agility: 6
Fuel Consumption: 350 L HCD/hour
Internal Fuel Capacity: 700 liters HCD
Endurance: 2.5 hours
Range: 1443 km, 1070 km loaded.
Takeoff Roll: 364 m, 571 m loaded.
Landing Roll: 160 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 4T Fighter (Typhoon/Tempest)
 
                                Mass            MW              MCr
Fast Subsonic AF                200                             0.08
Basic Mechanical Controls        56                             0.008
Open C/S                        100                             0.0002
Crew member                    [100]
Cockpit Armour (AV2)            100                             0.005
TL-5 Navaids                      0.1                           0.01
30km Radio                      200             0.001           0.00075
Oxygen tanks                     10                             0.0001
Basic LS (pressurised cockpit)   17.5           0.00035         0.00105
2 * IWHP (plumbed)               60                             0.005
FHP (plumbed)                    30                             0.0025
4 * 15mm Cannon                 180                             0.048
2000 rds ammo (500/gun)         318
0.004 MW APU                     10            [0.004]          0.00002
1.396 MW ImpIC w/ prop         1745                             0.00698
Fuel (2.5 hrs)                  850
Cargo                            23
 
Totals:                        4000            [0.00265]        0.1676
 
Alt weapons:
12 * 7mm MG                     138                             0.034
12000 rds 7mm (1000 / gun)      264
Additional Fuel (2.75 hours)     87.5
Additional Cargo (31.5 kg)        8.5
 
Totals:                        4000                             0.1536
 

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