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Asteroid Industries AS-36 Ventura II

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Auto Credit Based on Dimkal's Maritime Patrol Aircraft Challenge [CLOSED]

The Asteroid Industries AS-36A Ventura is a two-engined turboprop maritime partol aircraft featuring a high gull wing, amphibious and STO capabilities, and an in air refueling probe in the nose. It was introduced in 1996 as a potential replacement for the Tupolev Tu-142. It was given the nickname of “Frigatebird” because of its shape and aggressive behaviors.

Powerplant:

2x Asteroid Industries TP-3A turboprops with jet-augmented exhaust driving contra-rotating props.

Controls

Act.1 + Trim: Turret Side to Side
Act.2 + Trim: Turret Up and Down
Act.3 + Gear: Retract Floats
Act.4 + Gear: Retract wheels
Act.5: Release Sonobouy One
Act.6: Release Sonobouy Two
Act.7: Landing Lights
Act.8: Navigation Lights

Armament

2x .50 cal machine guns in a revolving turret
8x Cleaver ASMs
4x Torpedoes

Note:

The floats must be lowered to be able to land on a runway utilizing the Wingtip landing gear.

General Characteristics

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 0.641
  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.114
  • Wing Loading 45.5lbs/ft2 (222.2kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 770.2ft2 (71.6m2)
  • Drag Points 16440

Parts

  • Number of Parts 232
  • Control Surfaces 9