Fringian Heavy G-Hauler
Description / Specifications
The Heavy G-Hauler is a large Grav Vehicle primarily designed to move bulk loads of cargo.
Hull / Suspension
A boxy streamlined hull constructed from crystaliron and lightweight composite materials. The vehicle has small lateral lift surfaces (stub wings) and small RCS thrusters to assist with aerodynamic manoeuvers.
- Length: 19.6m, Width: 9.4m, Height: 5.3m.
- Overall Volume: approximately 977m³ (73 dTons).
- Unloaded Weight: 94,600 kg.
The overall volume measures the vehicles maximum dimensions. The enclosed volume of the hull is slightly lower. The vehicle is fitted with a G-Drive system based around lifters and low power heavy grav modules located within the lower hull.
- Maximum Altitude: Up to 1 planetary diameter (low orbit).
Power / Transmission
Closed fuel cells. The fuel supply is contained within protected tanks.
- Gravitic motion: up to 190 kph.
- Cruise Speed: 150 kph, Top Speed: 190 kph. NOP Speed: 50 kph.
- Duration: 17 days at maximum output.
The crew compartment consists of a front mounted enclosed cabin fitted with clear windows and containing three front seats – an additional passenger can be accommodated though such arrangements are cramped. The vehicle is sealed and is fitted with basic life support and environmental systems. The driver's position is equipped with advanced mechanical controls. An onboard computer system manages the vehicle and a console / heads-up display provides data such as velocity and component status.
The majority of the vehicle is given over to a large cargo hold, accessible via sliding side doors and a rear drop door. There is access from the crew compartment.
- Cargo Storage: approximately 690m³ (51 dTons).
- Maximum load: 125,000 kg (including passengers) before performance is impaired.
Headlights and running lights. An onboard computer system manages the vehicle. A small (typically 200 km range) communications and navigation system. The vehicle is fitted with a civilian-grade radar with an effective range of 150 km, associated with an onboard avionics system that allows low-altitude urban operations. It is fitted with proximity sensors and a variety of driver aids.
History / Background
A large commercial grav vehicle available in a variety of body styles and colors.
See also: Flying Craft of the Distant Fringe