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FK-5A Windhauler

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Death from above!

Introduction: The FK-5A "Windhauler" is an attacker aircraft with high payload capacity, versitility, good maneuverability and speed. It carries 2 Wing Mounted Machineguns, 2 Bombs, 2 Cruise Missles, 4 LASMs and 4 Rocket Pods, alongside many countermeasures.

Development: Development started in the late 70s by the Korean Peninsula Electorate during the AADA Program or Attacker Aircraft Development Advances Program. The FK-5A had its first successful test flight in 1978. It was officially shown to the public in 1979 and it enteredd service in 1981. It was exported worldwide, being used by countries such as Australia, Austria, Chile and New Zealand. It is still in service with Korea, with the current variant being the S variant, with modern avionics, engines and data link capabilities.

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Controls: Standard Plane Controls.
VTOL for Flaps.
AG1 for NAV Lights.
AG2 to drop Bombs.
AG3 to launch all Cruise Missles.
AG4 to launch all LASMs.
AG5 to drop Rocket Pods after usage.

Tips:
-This plane has a cockpit with a working stick, lights, status lights and a HUD. This is what each light indicates.
•Green: The green lights indicate that AG1 (NAV Lights) is active, that FireGuns(on the flight stick) is being used and to illuminate the cockpit (on the sides of the HUD)
•Blue: The blue light indicates that AG2 (Bomb drop) is active.
•White: The white light indicates that AG3 (Cruise Missle launch) is active.
•Orange: The orange light indicates that AG4 (LASM launch) is active.
•Red: The red light indicates that AG5 (empty Rocket Pod drop) is active.

General Characteristics

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  • Wingspan 28.3ft (8.6m)
  • Length 50.0ft (15.2m)
  • Height 13.8ft (4.2m)
  • Empty Weight 12,774lbs (5,794kg)
  • Loaded Weight 24,664lbs (11,187kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 1.822
  • Wing Loading 93.3lbs/ft2 (455.5kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 264.4ft2 (24.6m2)
  • Drag Points 5154

Parts

  • Number of Parts 137
  • Control Surfaces 1