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Lykins KA-3C Spartan Cobra - SLAF

35.6k Strikefighter04  6 months ago
Auto Credit Based on Strikefighter04's Lykins KA-3 Spartan-B

About

The final production variant of the Spartan attack jet, the KA-3C is named the Cobra because the intakes look like a Cobra's hood when ready to strike.
The final model of the Spartan is pretty much the same as the last models but is slightly more enhanced and upgraded, plus it is actually aircraft carrier capable, unlike the B. Currently the Cobra is replacing the A and B models on the frontlines in the Middle East, Korea, and the Pacific.

Armament

  • x12 AGM-114 Hellfire
  • x2 AGM-24 Cleaver
  • x4 Hydra 70 rocket pods (x56 rockets)
  • x2 AIM-120 AMRAAM's
  • x4 Mark 82 500 lbs bombs
  • x1 30mm GAU-8/A Avenger Cannon

Notes

AG1: Arm AGM-114 Hellfire's and AGM-24 Cleaver's
AG2: Arm Hydra 70 rocket pods
AG3: Arm AIM-120 AMRAAM's
AG4: Arm Mark 82 500 lbs bombs
AG5: Drop fuel tanks
AG6: Parachute
AG7, VTOL: Arrester arm
AG8: Lights


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General Characteristics

  • Predecessor Lykins KA-3 Spartan-B
  • Created On Android
  • Wingspan 34.9ft (10.6m)
  • Length 44.9ft (13.7m)
  • Height 15.2ft (4.6m)
  • Empty Weight 21,924lbs (9,944kg)
  • Loaded Weight 34,058lbs (15,448kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 0.296
  • Wing Loading 75.2lbs/ft2 (366.9kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 453.2ft2 (42.1m2)
  • Drag Points 8203

Parts

  • Number of Parts 159
  • Control Surfaces 5
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    XD thanks! @jamesPLANESii

    5 months ago
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    The skybox is afraid of it

    +1 5 months ago
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    @Strikefighter04 well we would love them... if we had a operational aircraft but as of recently we no longer have one

    +1 6 months ago
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    Thanks XD @Spikerya

    +1 6 months ago
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    Would The Croftin Democracy like some of these? @AircroftDesigin

    6 months ago
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    Alas yet another manufacture rolling out a carrier capable plane and yet we still don't have one

    +1 6 months ago
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    21.1k Spikerya

    @Strikefighter04 @MyMessage i can lol

    +2 6 months ago
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    Ikr! Thanks! @MyMessage

    +1 6 months ago
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    12.0k MyMessage

    Too bad I can’t spotlight your builds anymore XD @Strikefighter04

    +1 6 months ago
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    Oh I see. Thanks for the info! I will use that! @F104Deathtrap

    6 months ago
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    @Strikefighter04 3) In the old days, biplane fighters (and even early WW2 aircraft) had machineguns located in the cockpit so that the pilot could manage them himself. But these were small, hunting rifle sized bullets.

    Modern aircraft cannons fire huge bullets, the size of an arm bone. Some rotary cannons have suprisingly light recoil for their size but it's still a cannon and the low-recoil ones are much larger and heavier than the lighter, recoil-driven ones that shake so bad they literally tear the plane apart.

    There are jets that carry their cannons close to where you've put yours, but they're usually 3 or 4 feet further up the nose.

    +1 6 months ago
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    Thanks! @Bearclaw189

    6 months ago
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    5,406 Bearclaw189

    This is cool

    +1 6 months ago
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    1. New screenshots coming
    2. Oh
    3. Does it actually damage the instruments?
      Thanks for the input! @F104Deathtrap

    +1 6 months ago
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    Thanks! @TMach5

    6 months ago
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    3 complaints:
    1) False advertising. Plane in screen caps is visibly different from upload.

    2) You ran the intake ducts through the cockpit, probably not very healthy for the pilot.

    3)The unfortunate location of the rotary cannon means it's too short to properly accelerate its ammunition, blinds the pilot when fired and damages nearby cockpit instruments.

    +1 6 months ago
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    57.0k TMach5

    Love the Firepower!

    +1 6 months ago
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    3,305 HarryBen47

    Can someone can teach me how to post an aircraft with screenshot

    +1 6 months ago
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    np, lol @Strikefighter04

    +1 6 months ago
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    XD Well thanks! @SodiumChloride

    +1 6 months ago
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    @Strikefighter04 idk

    +1 6 months ago
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    What. @SodiumChloride

    6 months ago
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    big oof

    +1 6 months ago
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    @KDS
    @Spikerya

    +1 6 months ago
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    @Bearclaw189
    @TheChosenOne
    @Bmilan

    6 months ago
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