OPT tanker K 87
by gilflo
uploaded 2017-01-05
mod spaceplane


  • Type: SPH
  • Class: spaceplane
  • Part Count: 154
  • Mods: 16


  • Fuel Tanks Plus
  • KW Rocketry
  • Kerbal Attachment System
  • Lithobrake Exploration Technologies
  • MechJeb 2
  • Mk3Expansion
  • Modular Rocket Systems
  • OPT Legacy
  • Orbit Portal Technology [OPT] Spaceplane Parts
  • Protractor
  • QuizTechAeroPackContinued
  • SpaceY Heavy Lifters
  • Squad (stock)
  • TweakScale - Rescale Everything!
  • TweakableEverything
  • opt


OPT SSTO tanker K87 - 680T on take off, liquid fuel only to orbit. Carrying more than 13 Rockomax Jumbo 64 Liquid fuel. 6600DV Left and 70% liquid fuel in 600km orbit.

4 J61 Starwaster, 2 big 2.6m at the rear 2 smaller 1.9m at the front make it highly maneuverable with a COM not too far backwards. Take off and landing speed at full take off weight is 105m/s.

Initial climb to orbit with 45°Pitch to 10 kms.

4 MRS Quad nuclear engines to finish climb to orbit and use in VAC: 2 Big 3.0m rear and 2 2.5m at the front…..

8 main gears 6 wheels and 4 repackable chutes for very short landing distance on any rough ground.
No need for runway. Landing V/S not more than 3m/s, be very smart on flaring….

1 docking port and SpaceY RCS thrusters to for docking.

2 KAS winches to refuel any vehicle on ground

Cockpit Vernors to help high AOA on re-entry.

Tested to be stable in pitch and yaw in the whole flight enveloppe with Correct COL mod and tested in flight too.

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A mod aircraft called OPT tanker K 87. Built with 154 of the finest parts, its root part is j.cockpitv2.

Built in the SPH in KSP version 1.2.2.

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