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Sparrow Class Ekranoplan

51.3k RocCrafter101  2.1 years ago

Background

The Sparrow is an updated version of the Lun-Class Ekranoplan during the soviet era. Given stronger engines, reinforced structure, and higher armor protection. The Ekranoplan uses the ground effect to generate high amounts of lift, allowing the vessel to have a high carrying capacity while achieving high speeds. With high potential for military and cargo use, along with the ability to bypass Paternian Quarantines from the lack of propellers to net, the Federation quickly drafted plans for mass production and many future models, including a potential Ekranoplan aircraft carrier.

Armament

-2x Frontal Mounted 40mm Auto Cannons
-2x SAM Vertical Launchers
-6x Anti Ship Missile Launchers (Possible Quadruple Launcher Configuration)

Controls

Movement:

-Yaw turns the vessel.
-Throttle accelerates and initiates take off

Weapons:

-Vtol Rotates Turrets
-FireWeapons launches missiles

Notes

Does not actually use the ground effect in game as I'm unable to achieve it.

Spotlights

General Characteristics

  • Successors 10 airplane(s) +105 bonus
  • This plane has been featured
  • Created On Mac
  • Wingspan 145.2ft (44.3m)
  • Length 246.6ft (75.2m)
  • Height 51.4ft (15.7m)
  • Empty Weight 107,399lbs (48,715kg)
  • Loaded Weight 162,665lbs (73,783kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 2.072
  • Wing Loading 1,373.8lbs/ft2 (6,707.6kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 118.4ft2 (11.0m2)
  • Drag Points 84105

Parts

  • Number of Parts 164
  • Control Surfaces 1
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    In the fact the forward eight engines were used only to get air down to the wings, and when plane took off from water it used only the two backward engines. That fact makes this giant flying ship incredible. We only can imagine if it could use all engines in flight.

    2 months ago
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    Sbevensplanes No, it is not. You are thinking of the KM class Ekranoplan

    4 months ago
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    Is this the Caspian Sea Monster

    6 months ago
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    645 lastv801

    @GeneralOliverVonBismarck Where is it?

    6 months ago
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    1,117 truckerSAM

    if you use the helicopter rotor you can mod it to make it smaller (the helicopter rotor has ground effect) just a tip :)

    1.1 years ago
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    3,162 TinyBearTim

    The top speed on water is 446 mph

    2.0 years ago
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    0 Meee23

    @PorkyClown3 ok thx

    2.1 years ago
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    11.5k ZetaFox

    @Meee23 it glides on the water

    +5 2.1 years ago
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    0 Meee23

    Or is it a ship?

    2.1 years ago
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    0 Meee23

    Doesn’t fly?

    2.1 years ago
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    142k Pilotmario

    @RocCrafter101 On the other hand, this is indeed quite impressive.

    +1 2.1 years ago
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    I love how you simulated the ground-effect using the pistons and those buoyant blocks! Pretty fun to control too!

    +2 2.1 years ago
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    Also can’t wait for the ekroplane carrier @RocCrafter101

    +1 2.1 years ago
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    I can lead the push I may have a small army but I have a large navy @RocCrafter101

    2.1 years ago
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    @GeneralOliverVonBismarck Sure, sounds great! Also, the war seems to be drawing to a close after neither nation has made a significant push into each other’s territories.

    2.1 years ago
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    Also can’t join in the war on your side I am the leader of the German army (we lost a war so we only have ten thousand people and 25 tanks) @RocCrafter101

    2.1 years ago
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    Can I upload a modified version that uses an LAV turret and a new cockpit design @RocCrafter101

    2.1 years ago
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    29.2k MintLynx

    @RocCrafter101 well I'm glad you could find a clever was past the games limitations! Also can't wait for that Ekranoplane carrier, it'll be amazing for sure!

    2.1 years ago
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    @MintLynx
    Thx but, Yeah. I had troubles scaling the pistons down and forgot to do so. Thus making them a bit visible. In future Ekranoplans I’ll scale the pistons down so they aren’t as visible as seen here.

    2.1 years ago
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    @DeidaraEnterprises Same, we have deployed expanding rounds laced with hemotoxins. Along with an incendiary style of attack. We produce Thermobaric, Napalm, and white phosphorus rounds for mortars, howitzers, artillery, and guns. Seeing the land and your fellow units turn the ash around you in a few seconds is a pretty good way to hit morale.

    2.1 years ago
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    142k Pilotmario

    @DeidaraEnterprises We're pretty good at it.

    2.1 years ago
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    29.2k MintLynx

    Despite the game not having Ground effect I like how you've still managed to make the plane look like its achieving ground effect, via what looks like pistons!

    2.1 years ago
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    You guys @Pilotmario @RocCrafter101 are awesome, except for one thing. PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE

    2.1 years ago
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    4,212 Maxwell1

    Ah! A monster captain!

    2.1 years ago
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    @Pilotmario Duh, a state of war exists. When you try to pull another non lethal quarantine, these things will be there.

    2.1 years ago
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