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Dassault Albatros

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History

The Dassault Albatros, was a project of Dassault Aviation for remplace the Vautour IIN within the framework of the missions of sampling in the radioactive clouds.
It would have been equipped with Matra 638 missiles in order to take samples.

It never entered service, due to the cessation of French atmospheric testing in 1974.

Controls

AG1 : Motor ON
AG2: Arm Matra 638 missiles
AG3 : Fire left R638
AG4 : Fire right R638
AG5 : parachute
Trim to Trim..

How to use missiles

These are unguided missiles, dedicated to taking samples from radioactive clouds.

First, activate group 2, then go to Air to Ground Weapons.
Press Fire Weapons, if it's the right missile that lights up, activate group 4, which will release the missile, if it's the left one, activate group 3.

You can fire both missiles simultaneously, or one after the other.

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General Characteristics

  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 65.8ft (20.1m)
  • Length 42.1ft (12.8m)
  • Height 11.9ft (3.6m)
  • Empty Weight N/A
  • Loaded Weight 14,363lbs (6,515kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 1.173
  • Wing Loading 14.4lbs/ft2 (70.1kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 1,000.0ft2 (92.9m2)
  • Drag Points 2395

Parts

  • Number of Parts 298
  • Control Surfaces 9
  • Performance Cost 1,149