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UA-66 Banshee
This high-powered rotorcraft has the firepower to destroy almost anything in its path.
About this creation
Most Space Police vehicles are relatively lightly armed, with greater emphasis being placed on speed instead of armament. However, after a humiliating trouncing at the hands of arms smuggler Charin Lamour, the Space Police decided that a more heavily armed vehicle was needed than the typical patrol vessels which form the majority of its fleet. For this reason, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. was contracted to build a heavily armed rotorcraft to provide ultimate reinforcement capabilities to the basic SP patrollers.

Weaponry of the UA-66 consists of two A4 Shark anti-armor missiles, capable of penetrating 95 mm plate armor, and two B23-B chain guns. The two articulated arms provide a large range of motion for aiming the chain guns, which cast shrapnel over a wide radius on impact. A single shot from one of these is capable of knocking a hostile off his feet, while a sustained volley can destroy almost any vehicle short of a stratospheric cruiser.

To eliminate the danger of magnetic jamming, which renders magneto-lifts dysfunctional and causes craft relying on them to crash instantly, the UA-66 flies solely with its five rotors. The two rear fans yield most of the lift, the front rotors tilt on their articulated arms to provide steering, and a jet engine gives quick accelerations. All of these rotors combine to give exceptional maneuverability. It can switch between forward and rear travel in seconds and can fly vertically or horizontally with equal aplomb, giving it the versatility to fly into narrow streets, through small caverns, or even inside an interplanetary capital ship. The downside to this, though, is fuel consumption: even a traditional rotorcraft gets less than 2 mpg, and the UA-66ís five rotors burn rapidly through its tanks of fuel. Without aerial refueling, range is limited to only 125 miles round-trip.

Unlike most Space Police vehicles, with their dazzling white paint and vibrant sirens, the UA-66 wears a drab grey urban camouflage scheme and carries only two small light bars. Despite the attempt at clandestine operations, though, the rotors can unfortunately be heard for miles, effectively negating the grey paint. Because the UA-66 has only recently been put into service, there are only two operational squadrons at the moment. This exclusivity has fostered a strong community among its pilots, who adorn their helmets with colorful drawings and designs. While they remain to be fully mobilized, the UA-66 Banshee has already proved its mettle in the inter-planetary manhunt for Charin Lamour, being instrumental in shooting down his fleeing armored corvette over Lunapolis. Other nations have already placed orders with Sikorsky for the Banshee, suggesting that it will be a fixture in national marine squadrons for years to come.


 I made it 
  December 23, 2014
Quoting Toa Brothers I really like the shape of the aircraft
Thanks! (Figures you find a moc over 1.5 years old... :P)
 I like it 
  December 23, 2014
I really like the shape of the aircraft
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