Quanah class Fighter
|Quanah class Fighter|
Unpublished, non-canon fan design.
|Mode||STOL turbojet airplane|
|Speed||Maximum 1,080kph, cruise 810kph, minimum 88kph|
|Vehicles are designed with the Classic Traveller format.|
The Quanah class Fighter is a combatant aircraft.
This is a fighter which can operate off aircraft carriers. It serves as an escort for the Quanah Bomber squadrons. They must be vectored to their targets, as they lack sensors to find enemy planes.
This Quanah (world) designed plane has a crew of 1 pilot in a complex cockpit fitted with an ejection seat. The transonic airframe is locally manufactured with powered controls and is equipped for short take offs and landings.
Basic Vehicle Characteristics
Following the Imperial Army and IISS Universal Vehicle Profile and data, additional information is presented in the format shown here. The small craft factor indicates the number of squadrons (of ten craft) carried on the vehicle when applicable. Tonnage on the universal vehicle profile is shown in kilotons (thousands of tons) where necessary.
|1.||Tonnage|| Total mass: 10 empty, 10.25 tons loaded.
|2.||Crew||x1 pilot in a complex cockpit fitted with an ejection seat.|
|3.||Performance|| Movement: Maximum 1,080kph, cruise 810kph, Minimum/stall speed 88kph.
|4.||Electronics||Equipment: 5,000 power radio, radio direction finder.|
|6.||Armament|| Weapons: There is a 250kg iron bomb with a 30cm HE warhead (33/5/5), which is included in the purchase price. The bomb hard point is on the center line under the fuselage. There are eight HMGs which can each engage 4 targets. They each have +2 signature. They are stabilized with an advanced air-to-air and air-to-ground gunsight. 6,400 rounds are carried, enough for 20 fire phases for each gun. Their direct fire characteristics are:
|8.||Craft||None. No drones either.|
|10.||Cost||Production Cost: Cr. 724,321.37|
|11.||Construction Time||TBD months.|
History & Background (Dossier)
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References & Contributors (Sources)
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- Marc Miller, Frank Chadwick, John Harshman. High Guard (Game Designers Workshop, 1980), 20-37. (Design Sequence Used)
- Traveller Wiki Editorial Team
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis), Captain, and Lead Naval Architect Ronald B. Kline, Jr. of the Imperial Navy
- Author & Contributor: Lord (Marquis) and Master of Sophontology Maksim-Smelchak of the Ministry of Science