Fringian Fast Shuttle

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A Fast Shuttle is a type of smallcraft found operating within the Distant Fringe region.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Within the Distant Fringe, a fast shuttle is usually identified as a general purpose utility smallcraft with a displacement of more than 60 dTons and maneuver-3 drives or better. Frequently they are substantially larger and faster, averaging around 90 dTons. Fast shuttles are most commonly encountered operating as in-system transports, ferrying personnel, supplies and equipment between outposts and settlements located on different worlds within a system.

Selected Example Ships[edit]


Smallcraft - Gunboat:

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The convention of declaring a smallcraft of a certain displacement tonnage range as a shuttle is a matter of local tradition. In reality there is no discernible difference between a large launch and a small shuttle.

Image Repository[edit]

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A variety of larger smallcraft commonly encountered within the Distant Fringe region.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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