Inselm Mark Five class Fighter

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Inselm Mark Five class Fighter
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Distant Fringe vessel.
Type: FC Microfighter
Category [[Smallcraft]]
Size 8 Tons
Hull Configuration [[Needle Hull]]
Streamlining Airframe Hull
Tech Level TL–11
Engineering
Computer Model/1
Jump J-0
Maneuver 6 G
Armaments
Hardpoints 1
Accommodations
Staterooms 0
Personnel
Crew 1
    Officers 1
High/Mid Passengers 0
Payload
Cargo 0.7 Tons
Fuel tank 0 Tons
Construction
Origin Worlds of The Leader
Price
Cost MCr17.235 (base)
MCr13.788 (qty)
Architect fee Ronald B. Kline, Jr.
Statistics
Images
Blueprint No.
Illustration No
Source
Also see Spaceplane
Canon Published, fan design
Era 1105
Reference Ron Kline Design
Starships are designed with the Classic Traveller format, using High Guard Shipyard v1.13 written by Andrea Vallance.

The Inselm Mark Five class Fighter is a combatant smallcraft.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The TL–11 streamlined needle/wedge hulls have fuel scoops for wilderness ocean refueling. They can deploy aboard Yugo Class Patrol Ships and are fitted with a model/2 ship computer, which is hampered by the lack of a small craft bridge. The single crew member has an acceleration couch and limited life support which precludes lengthy missions. The armament is a triple missile turret. The design is very fast and agile for dog fighting.

Image Repository[edit]

No information yet available.

General Description & Deck Plans[edit]

Tonnage: 8 tons (standard), 112 cubic meters.
Crew: 1 officer
Performance: 6G acceleration. Power plant-6. 2.6 EP. Agility 6.
Electronics: Model 2 computer.
Hardpoints/Armament: One triple missile turret firing as a single battery.
Defenses: None
Craft: None
Fuel Treatment: Fuel scoops
Cost: MCr 17.235 standard. MCr 13.788 in quantity.
Construction Time: 24 weeks standard. 19 weeks in quantity.

Basic Ship Characteristics[edit]

Following the Imperial Navy and IISS Universal Ship Profile and data, additional information is presented in the format shown here. The small craft factor indicates the number of squadrons (...of ten subcraft) carried on the ship. Tonnage on the universal ship profile is shown in kilotons (...thousands of tons) where necessary. [1]

Basic Ship Characteristics [2]
No. Category Remarks
1. Tonnage / Hull TBD tons.
2. Crew TBD crew.
3. Performance Propulsion:
  • Jump-TBD
  • TBD-G acceleration
  • Power Plant-TBD
  • TBD-EPs
  • Agility-TBD
4. Electronics Model/TBD fib computer.
5. Hardpoints xTBD hardpoints.
6. Armament The normal weapons fit-out for it is:
  • No information yet available.
7. Defenses No information yet available.
8. Craft TBD
9. Fuel Treatment TBD
10. Cost MCrTBD.
11. Construction Time TBD months to build, TBD months in quantity.
12. Comments TBD
  • Standard cargo capacity amounts to TBD.0 tons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Designed and built at Inselm boatyards for the Worlds of The Leader. These ships operate within Far Home Sector. There are currently five of these vessels in service with the Glorious Leader's Benevolent Patrol Flotilla.

Distant Fringe Vessels[edit]

The Distant Fringe is said to be a far spinward-rimward area inhabited by colonists and refugees originating on Terra. The region is extremely isolated, separated from the rest of Charted Space by vast, almost uncrossable rifts that were once broached by a system of calibration Points and the use of tankers. Those few academics within Charted Space who have found references to the Distant Fringe regard it as little more than a tall tale. Likewise, many of the inhabitants of the Distant Fringe believe the existence of Charted Space to be mythical.[3]

Vessels originating within the Distant Fringe are very rarely encountered outside of the region. However, misjumps do occur and anomalies with bizarre spacetime and Jumpspace effects exist: as such, craft of this type are not entirely unknown within Charted Space.[4]

Class Naming Practice/s & Peculiarities[edit]

Individual vessels are generally named by their crews.

  • Individual vessels within the class are issued specific serial numbers and transponder codes.
  • Naming a ship is considered a serious affair and is generally accompanied by a traditional ceremony, usually pouring a local beverage over the bows of the craft. Spacefarers tend to be superstitious folk and a ship with a frivolous name is considered "unlucky".

Selected Variant Types & Classes[edit]

Smallcraft - Fighter:

  1. Type PL class Fghter
    1. Inselm Mark Five class Fighter

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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  1. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  2. Timothy B. Brown. Fighting Ships (Game Designers Workshop, 1981), 10.
  3. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak
  4. An unpublished factoid written by Maksim-Smelchak