Fringian Executive Jet

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Executive Jet
Tech Level TL–5
Mass 10.9 Tons
Cost Cr9,200,000
Mode Flight (Jet Aircraft)
Type Passenger Vehicle
Speed 860 kph
Cargo 7m³
Crew 2 (+1)
Passengers 8
Armament none

The Executive Jet is a type of Fixed Wing Aircraft.

Description / Specifications[edit]

The Executive Jet is a small, fast aircraft designed primarily as a personal transport.

Hull[edit]

The hull of the vehicle consists of a cylindrical airframe fuselage constructed from lightweight alloys and plastics. The aircraft has a monoplane configuration.

  • Length: 17.7m, Fuselage Diameter: 1.6m, Height: 4.3m (including the upright rear rudder).
  • Fuselage Volume: 118m³ (8.8 dTons).
    • Wingspan: 14.6m (+2.1 dTons).
  • Unloaded Weight: 5,800 kg.

The aircraft requires around 1,100m³ (approximately 79 dTons) of space when it is parked.

The aircraft has a retractable three point undercarriage fitted with wheels.

Power / Transmission[edit]

2x rear-mounted turbojet power plants using hydrocarbon fuel and producing thrust. The fuel supply is contained within a protected tank. The vehicle has electrical generators and batteries.

  • The vehicle is noisy.

Performance[edit]

  • Takeoff Run: 1,400m.
    • Maximum Takeoff Weight: 9,800 kg.
  • Cruise Speed: 770 kph, Top Speed: 860 kph, Stall Speed: 100 kph.
  • Duration: 2.5 hours at Cruise Speed, 1.5 hours at Top Speed.
  • Maximum Altitude: 14,500m (depending on the local atmosphere type).

Crew / Passengers[edit]

The fuselage consists of an enclosed compartment fitted with clear windows. The crew facilities consist of a front-mounted cockpit fitted with tandem seats. There is spacious seating for 8 passengers, along with a central walkway and a small fresher, and a steward's position. All of the seats are fitted with safety harnesses. The vehicle is sealed and is fitted with basic life support and environmental systems. Both cockpit positions have advanced mechanical controls. A computer system manages the aircraft and multiple consoles provide data such as velocity, altitude, and component status.

The aircraft has a cargo storage area located at the rear.

  • Cargo Storage: 7m³ (0.5 dTons).
  • Maximum load: 4,000 kg (including passengers) before performance is impaired.

Equipment[edit]

Running lights. A small (typically 500 km range) communications and navigation system. The vehicle is fitted with an avionics suite and a civilian-grade radar with an effective range of around 100 km.

History / Background[edit]

A fast aircraft designed to transport personnel. The interior fittings are finished to a very high standard. The interior compartment has very little headroom, and even an average-sized human has to crouch when moving around the interior.

See also: Flying Craft of the Distant Fringe

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