The Crusader class fighter was the most successful during the early days of the war against the Kranaxians. They were upgraded during the latter half of the war to act as anti captial ship fighters and "lone-wolf" fighters, able to hold of squadrons of enemy fighters on their own.
The Mark II has a number of new features:
Armament: Two long rang light lasers, 2 long range mideium lasers, 2 torpedo magazines (8 torpedoes of various types in each), one light "Thunder" Generally Uunified Navarium Cannon.
Shields: Crusier grade defensive shields
Engines: 1 type 6 Svakran Ion drives, 2 Kavrakathium Reality Distorting Lightspeed Drives.
Top Speed: 15x Lightspeed
Crew 1: Pilot (Option for a two seater is available.
This fighter carries "Crusier Killer" missiles that enter through a damaged ship hull and disstribute methane and oxygen that then catch fire, killing the crew and leaving most of the ship intact for capture.
The new model, now with a reversed canopy
The cockpit: Still detailed, still spacious
Underside, landed, VTOL Thrusters deployed
Underside, flying, VTOL Thrusters retracted
Front on. The grey part is the Thunder G.U.N Cannon
Three Crusaders in formation
4th Plane of MOCing:
My first attemptat an edited pic! Tell me how it turned out! This was a fun revamp. I plan to hold a contest to design the Mark III. Let me know what you think.