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Renaissance Rapier

16.1k ShockRF  1.2 years ago
Auto Credit Based on ShockRF's ReS-20 Rapier

So, ladies and gentlemen...
Your attention is presented...
Well...
For a start that it is all about

This is a MiG-21, which was attached to the variable geometry wing. In theory, this should give it a multi-mode flight, the ability to adapt to different speeds and loads. In fact - I'm honestly not very confident that this will bring advantages in maneuvering and at low speeds, but the maximum speed will obviously increase

Now about what exactly will give an advantage:
- Internal volumes increased, allowing to cram more avionics and fuel
- Added two pylons for air-to-air missiles
- Wing got more advanced mechanization
- Landing characteristics [supposed to be] improved
- Better visibility

About gameplay features:
- Smooth change of speed, stability and maneuver during transformation
- The sound of the engine, as usual
- Towed decoy

Ah, controls. Well, controls are pretty standard, but:

1 - autopilot
5 - afterburners
7 - release/retract false target
8 - transformation

Okay. I finished.

General Characteristics

  • Predecessor ReS-20 Rapier
  • Successors 1 airplane(s) +84 bonus
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 23.8ft (7.2m)
  • Length 33.9ft (10.3m)
  • Height 9.9ft (3.0m)
  • Empty Weight -4,734,385lbs (-2,147,483kg)
  • Loaded Weight 13,130lbs (5,955kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 4.621
  • Wing Loading 15.7lbs/ft2 (76.6kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 837.1ft2 (77.8m2)
  • Drag Points 1068

Parts

  • Number of Parts 212
  • Control Surfaces 6