The Swan MK1
by Peter_Taylor
uploaded 2015-05-10
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VAB
stock spaceplane
#Shuttle #spaceplane #swan #long
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Description

A spaceplane with lifter called The Swan MK1. (Plane is about 66 parts w/o lifter)

The Swan MK1 has two cargo bays, 1xMK3 & 1xMK2 bays, The Swan MK1 has been tested lifting 46 tonns to 80km (41t x 5t) The Swan MK1 has a low speed, long range glide, so when deorbiting aim before the required landing zone.

Have RCS on during launch to allow the Vernor Engine to assist if needed.

The lifter had fuel left, but the cargo bay was full, So max lift mass is unknown

An empty The Swan MK1 has 5200m/s dV at launch, it uses a modified Kestral Heavy Lifter

Action Groups 0 = Toggle Solar Panels (On tail wing tips) 9 = Toggle both Cargo Bays

Built with 222 of the finest parts, its root part is mk2Cockpit.Standard.

Built in the VAB in KSP version 1.0.2.

See her fly: https://youtu.be/EUB3o0b1oNU

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Details

  • Type: VAB
  • Class: spaceplane
  • Part Count: 222
  • Stock:
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