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Tyrannian Royal Air Force.

Fixed Winged Aircraft.

FGR4-50 Hailstorm Multirole Fighter.

Propulsion: Two E1135-4D-250 afterburning turbofans.
Length: 52 feet.
Height: 17 feet.
Wingspan: 35 feet.
Wing area: 551 square feet.
Empty weight: 11,300 kg.
Loaded weight: 16,500 kg.
Maximum take-off weight: 25,300 kg.
Service Ceiling: 55,000 feet.
Absolute Ceiling: Up to 64,000-70,000 feet.
Cruise speed: 1,738 km/h.
Maximum speed: 2,695 km/h.
Combat radius:
Ground attack: 1,675 km.
Air defense: 1,950 km.
Interception: 1,835 km.
Ferry range: 3,795 km with up to three external fuel tanks.
G Limit: -3G/+9G.
Thrust-to-weight: 1.15, varies depending on configuration.
Crew: One, operational aircraft, two, training variant.
Guns: One 27x145mm single-barrelled cannon, internally mounted.
Hardpoints: Total of 13: 8 under-wing; and 5 under-fuselage pylon stations; holding up to 7,500 kg (16,500 lb) of payload.

Longspear JSF-32 V/STOVL or CTOL.

Propulsion: One M1885-4E-M0D afterburning turbofan.
Length: 50 feet.
Height: 14 feet.
Wingspan: 35 feet.
Wing area: 460 square feet.
Empty weight: 13,100 kg.
Loaded weight: 25,300 kg.
Maximum take-off weight: 31,800 kg.
Service Ceiling: 55,000 feet.
Absolute Ceiling: Up to 62,000-68,000 feet.
Cruise speed: 1,490 km/h.
Maximum speed: 2,385 km/h.
Combat radius: 1,580 km, internal fuel only.
Ferry range: 2,300 km, internal fuel only.
G Limit: -3G/+9G.
Thrust-to-weight: 0.87.
Crew: One, operational aircraft, two, training variant.
Guns: One 27x145mm single-barrelled cannon, internally mounted.
Hardpoints: Six external pylons on wings with a capacity of 15,000 lb (6,800 kg) and two internal bays with two pylons each for a total weapons payload of 18,000 lb (8,100 kg).

N114 Fire Raptor Air Superiority Fighter.

Propulsion: Two Experimental HE12-AHD-535 afterburning turbofans.
Length: 76 feet
Height: 7.67 feet.
Wingspan: 54 feet.
Wing area: 815 square feet.
Empty weight: 19,100 kg.
Loaded weight: 23,500 kg.
Maximum take-off weight: 38,700 kg.
Service Ceiling: 67,000 feet.
Absolute Ceiling: Up to 70,000-78,000 feet.
Supercruise speed: 1,998 km/h.
Maximum speed: 2,672 km/h.
Combat radius: 4,725 km.
Ferry range: 5,600 km, internal fuel only.
G Limit: -4G/+12G.
Thrust-to-weight: Varies.
Crew: One pilot.
Guns: One 30x150mm single-barreled revolver cannon, internally mounted.
Hardpoints: Four under-wing pylon stations with two underneath each wing with a carrying capacity of up to 8,000lbs, 2 internal bays with a carrying capacity of up to 18,000lbs.

Overseer Maritime Patrol Aircraft.

Propulsion: Two CFM56-7B turbofans.
Length: 129 feet.
Height: 42 feet.
Wingspan: 123 feet.
Empty weight: 62,730 kg.
Maximum take-off weight: 85,820 kg.
Ceiling: 48,000 feet.
Max speed: Mach 0.93.
Crew: Flight: two; Mission: seven.
Hardpoints: 5 internal and 6 external stations for a mission determined mix of Long-range, air-launched, precision cruise missiles, fire-and-forget anti-ship missiles, depth charges, and a High Altitude Anti-Submarine Weapon system.
Operational Range: 1,500 miles.

SB-135 Comet Strategic Intercontinental Bomber.

Propulsion: Four HBEO118-GMI-150 turbofans, 18,350 lbf (81kN) each.
Length: 69 feet.
Height: 18 feet.
Wingspan: 128 feet.
Empty weight: 71,667 kg.
Maximum take-off weight: 175,340 kg.
Maximum external weight: 3,578 kg.
Ceiling: 60,000 feet.
Max speed: Mach 2.1
Crew: 2 pilots.
Armament: Two internal bays for 50,000 lb (23,000 kg) of ordnance and payload, the Comet also has the capability to carry advanced air launched cruise missiles, precious-guided munitions, unguided bombs and variable-yield nuclear armed cruise missiles.

Atlas Dropship Heavy-Trooper Carrier, Gunship Heavy-Trooper Carrier/Mobile Armory.

Propulsion: The engines are mounted in pairs in four nacelles, one on each wing and two at the rear. The nacelles can articulate independently, thus altering the direction of thrust and improving the dropship's low altitude maneuverability. Six ventral thrusters, two on each wing nacelle and one on each aft nacelle, allow the Atlas to land and take off vertically.
Length: 98 feet.
Height: 34 feet.
Wingspan: 82 meters.
Empty weight: 50,000 kg.
Maximum take-off weight: 35,350 kg.
Loaded weight: 68,780 kg.
Passengers: 10-14 fully armed and equipped soldiers, upgrades allow for up to 20 personal.
Armament: Varies. One 70mm MBHRC autocannon and mounted missile pods, each holding eight air-to-surface missiles are fitted on the Heavy-Trooper carrier as standard. One GPMG or a 40mm grenade launcher can also be mounted facing out of the rear cargo hatch.
Ceiling: 33,000 feet.
Speed: 113 mph.
Crew: 2 pilots.
Operational Range: 1,115 miles.

Rotor Craft.

AMH-60 Kestrel Multi-Purpose Helicopter.


Crew: 2.
Capacity: 7 passengers, including door gunners.
Rotor diameter:
Height: 3.73 meters.
Disc Area:
Empty weight:
Loaded weight:
Max take-off weight: 6,000 kg.
Propulsion: 2 x LHTEC CTA800-4N turboshafts, 1,015 kW (1,361 hp) each.
Never exceed speed:
Maximum speed:
Cruise speed:
Rate of climb:
Operational range: 887 km.
Service ceiling:
Armament: Forward firing and pintle mounted machine guns, Anti-Surface Guided Weapon (light), Anti-Surface Guided Weapon (heavy), Sea Serpent Torpedoes, depth charges, and 70mm rockets.

AMH-30 Belvedere Medium-lift Helicopter.


Crew: 3-4.
Capacity: 26 seated troops; or 6 medevac stretchers; or 5,000 kg (11,023 lb) external slung load.
Length: 19.53 meters.
Rotor diameter: 18.59 meters.
Height: 6.62 meters.
Disc Area: 271.51 meters squared.
Empty weight: 10,500 kg.
Loaded weight: 13,050 kg.
Max take-off weight: 16,500 kg.
Propulsion: 3 x RTM322-01/09 turboshafts, 1,662 kW (2,230 shp) each.
Never exceed speed: 309 km/h.
Maximum speed: 290 km/h.
Cruise speed: 278 km/h.
Rate of climb:
Operational range: 1,200 km.
Service ceiling:
Armament: Options for Anti-Surface Guided Weapon (light), Anti-Surface Guided Weapon (heavy), Sea Serpent Torpedoes and depth charges.


WAH-50 Harlequin Light Attack Helicopter.

Crew: 2.
Length: 14.6 m.
Rotor diameter: 13 m.
Height: 3.83 m.
Disc Area: 133 meters squared.
Empty weight: 3,060 kg.
Max take off weight: 6,000 kg.
Propulsion: 2 x MTU CTA/R90 turboshafts, 958 kW (1,308 shp) each.
Never exceed speed: 381 km/h.
Maximum speed: 320 km/h.
Cruise speed: 230 km/h.
Rate of climb: 10.7 m/s.
Operational Range: 930 km, with external fuel tanks, 1400 km.
Survice celing: 13,000 feet.

WAH-64 Archer Helicopter Gunship.

Crew: 2
Length: 17.7 m.
Rotor diameter: 17.73 m.
Height: 3.87 m.
Disc Area: 168.11 m.
Empty weight: 6,165 kg.
Loaded weight: 13,006 kg.
Max take-off weight: 17,525 kg.
Propulsion: 2 x UA66 Hydrogen Powered, 3,500 horsepower engines.
Never exceed speed: 412 km/h.
Maximum speed: 323 km/h.
Cruise speed: 273 km/h.
Rate of climb: 23.4 m/s.
Operational Range: 737 km.
Service ceiling: 28,000 feet.
Guns: One 35mm autocannon with 1,200 rounds.
Hardpoints: Four pylon stations on the stub wings. Archer's also have a station on each wingtip for twin missile packs of surface-to-air missiles.
Missiles: Typically different guided anti-tank missiles. Lightweight Multirole Missile, and Anti-Surface Guided Weapons.
Rockets: Generally High-Explosive Incendiary Semi-Armour Piercing warheads, 70mm rockets.

AUH-30T 'Griffon'.

The AUH-30T is a medium-lift helicopter used in both military and civil applications it can be configured for a range of missions including, anti-submarine warfare, AEW, combat search and rescue, tactical troop transport, battlefield support, maritime surveillance, executive transport and airborne mine countermeasures.

Most AUH-30Ts are equipped with self-defense systems such as chaff and flare dispensers, directed infrared countermeasures, ESM (electronic support measures in the form of RF heads), and a laser detection and warning systems. Most Griffon's have been outfitted with protective armoring against small-arms fire and the occasional rocket propelled grenade.

A chin-mounted forward looking infrared (FLIR) imaging sensor has been fitted to most AUH-30Ts.

Two hardpoints are present on the underside of the airframe on which the Griffon can carry up to either four anti-ship or submarine torpedoes, lightweight multirole missiles and three depth charges. The AUH-30T can also mount general purpose machine guns in up to five locations in the main cabin, aimed out of both door and window apertures.

Note: I have not included in this factbook: airborne early warning and control aircraft, refueling aircraft, battlefield surveillance aircraft, trainer aircraft, reconnaissance helicopters, most transport aircraft, utility aircraft and you get the idea.