ArbaLEAST Reloaded
by Exothermos
uploaded 2017-05-17
34 downloads /
2
points
SPH
stock ship
#SSTO

Description

Small is Beautiful

The smallest and simplest in the Arbalest series. Cram whatever physically fits in the bay and lift it to orbit on this forgiving little hot-rod. Big wings, big thrust (comparatively), and big fuel margins make for a stress-free little lifter.

Craft by Exothermos
Built in version 1.2

Max Tested Payload 30 tons.

Action Groups:

2) Rapier Engines
3) Toggle Mode on Rapiers & Toggle Intakes
5) Airbrakes (reentry)
9) Toggle Bay doors & Lights
0) Toggle Solar Panels

Flight profile (max load):
Full throttle takeoff, begin backpressure at 70kph, rotation at 120 kph. Level out after take off and begin to accumulate speed near sealevel until 700+ kph is reached. Gently pull up until prograde indicator reads 10 degree climb. Switch to closed cycle mode when acceleration stops (usually 1450+ kph at 22km) Climb until desired apoapsis. Circularize at apoapsis. Reentry at 45 degrees indicated (extend airbrakes on very steep decents). If very light on fuel, pump remainder to wing or nose tanks. Nose- down to normal flight below 1400 kph / 30km.

A stock aircraft called ArbaLEAST Reloaded. Built with 77 of the finest parts, its root part is adapterMk3-Size2.

Built in the SPH in KSP version 1.2.1.

Details

  • Type: SPH
  • Class: ship
  • Part Count: 77
  • Pure Stock
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