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Offline Falin

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Federation Small Fighter craft
« on: 17 November 2008 04:32 PM »
I started contruction of a new "TMP"/Ent-B era Super carrier, in doing so it was deemed nessacary to produce a fighter that it would carry, this is the beginnings of what i deem 1 of three classes of fighters the ship will carry.

this first one, is a rough start of the design, is a single seat fast attack fighter, although there will be a 2 seat version as well. I have not begun work on the heavy assault fighter o the EWACs support shuttle yet, both those would be the other 2 classes besides general shuttle that the carrier will utilize. But I digress, here's the first one:







Phaser placement may change, and there's still some detailing needed as well. thinking of calling it the "Raven" class, but not sure yet.
« Last Edit: 18 November 2008 02:37 AM by Falin »
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Re: Federation Small Fighter craft
« Reply #1 on: 17 November 2008 06:16 PM »
Very Very Nice - I like it.

One request though - could you make the images a little smaller?  I have a 26 inch screen so they are no problem for me, but im thinking about those people with 15 or 17 inch screens lol


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Re: Federation Small Fighter craft
« Reply #2 on: 17 November 2008 11:51 PM »
like me lol i got a 17 LCD :(
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Re: Federation Small Fighter craft
« Reply #3 on: 18 November 2008 02:42 AM »
Ack! sorry, i forget this forum doesn't ahev the auto size feature i'm used to, ok reset them to thumbnail size that can be clicked on for full effect.

Did a few changed, added the running lights, as this is part of a bigger picture, it may or may not get highly detailed. note that i moved the 2 phasers from the front of the pods to the sides and added dual pulse Phaser cannons on the front of the pods, this brings the armament up to 4 standard Pahsers, 1 aft, 1 fore, 2 side that can fire fore or aft, as well as up or dowm, meaning 3 phasers can be firing in any direction at once. and 2 pairs of Pulse cannons.


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Re: Federation Small Fighter craft
« Reply #4 on: 18 November 2008 08:12 AM »
 She certainly looks deadly enough. Excellent work so far Falin.
 Any further specs? As in, what would her speed come up to? "Fast Attack" sounds...well...fast, but...how fast? =)
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Re: Federation Small Fighter craft
« Reply #5 on: 18 November 2008 12:22 PM »
il have 24, with the refrigded cup holder :D

nice jobb, i realy liked it, tho i must say that the pylon phasers might melt from the heat the ncells produce, but then agein, exelent.

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Re: Federation Small Fighter craft
« Reply #6 on: 18 November 2008 02:58 PM »
She certainly looks deadly enough. Excellent work so far Falin.
 Any further specs? As in, what would her speed come up to? "Fast Attack" sounds...well...fast, but...how fast? =)

LOL, well I'm a firm believer that no combat can take place outside of impulse speeds (it's 100% impossibe to fire phasers at a ship while at warp), this fighter is set to fly at warp 0.999, in otherwords, full impulse speeds. Hence the very large impulse engines in the tail. and as this fighter is not intended to work away from either a land or carrier base, i see no need for it to have warp capabilities, although i could devise a small pod deal for possible scout versions.

Current specs:
L: 10.5m (1 seat) 11.7m ( 2seat)
W: 7.5m
D: 1.68m
Turn radius: 2m
acceleration: 0-full inpulse in 6 seconds
flight tie: 1 hour on full impulse speeds
Armaments: 4 Type IV Phasers, 4 Type Va Pulse Phaser Canons
Defenses: Type FC-6 Shields, with secondary hull armour (material classified)
Electronic warefare: standard anti-missle/photon torp charges, 2 seat version, advnced squad control defenses(clasified)

well thsoe are the preliminary figures
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Re: Federation Small Fighter craft
« Reply #7 on: 18 November 2008 03:27 PM »
Flying so close to light speed, how does this ship work around the reletavistic problems encountered at such a speed?

The closer a ship approaches the speed of light without entering a warp bubble, the faster time outside the ship passes.

A 1 day Trip at this ships top speed could equate to a week or more in REAL time......

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Re: Federation Small Fighter craft
« Reply #8 on: 18 November 2008 05:02 PM »
well i siad it could, but if you look at the stats, it's 0-full impulse, which i believe is set at 1/2 or 3/4 Light speed, so basically what that means is the Hull is designed to take tolorances to .999 lights speed, not that it would ever flay that fast ;)
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Re: Federation Small Fighter craft
« Reply #9 on: 19 November 2008 11:53 AM »
one thing that disturbs me, not that big of an issue, is that it has type Va pulse phaser cannons? if im not mistaken, the defiant had type IV cannons, yet it was introdiced in the 2370s? i think you may want to reclarify your weaponry... fine little ship other than that, great work. :P
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