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Re: Micro-Fighter Fuel Consumption
« Reply #30 on: 17 March 2018, 23:13:18 »
If we go back far enough, we actually have another. The original escape pod in dropships and jumpships was created as a five ton fighter (albiet using fractional accounting and some weird half size engine). It received the same fuel efficiency as the fighters of the time (which was 15 points per ton in those days).
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Re: Micro-Fighter Fuel Consumption
« Reply #31 on: 17 March 2018, 23:22:37 »
Do You recall if they used full-sized cockpits for those? This is literally relevant to something I'm working on right now.
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Re: Micro-Fighter Fuel Consumption
« Reply #32 on: 18 March 2018, 06:56:14 »
The escape pod did, but it's not clear on the life boat.  Neither listing completely accounts for the five tons, but I think the 0.5 ton missing on the escape pod is internal structure.

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Re: Micro-Fighter Fuel Consumption
« Reply #33 on: 20 March 2018, 15:33:38 »
It occured to me we actually have a published example: the 8-ton Imperial T-Fighter from Nebula California, which had two tons of fuel and 160 fuel points.

What is this? Can you point me in the direction? I've never heard of that. Also, I'm a huge huge huge TIE Fighter fan, and tend to make my aerospace fighters around that same concept.

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Re: Micro-Fighter Fuel Consumption
« Reply #34 on: 20 March 2018, 16:24:00 »
What is this? Can you point me in the direction? I've never heard of that. Also, I'm a huge huge huge TIE Fighter fan, and tend to make my aerospace fighters around that same concept.
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