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F/A-10 Heron by Afterskies F/A-10 Heron by Afterskies
F/A-10 Heron
Ground Attack/Fighter
Multirole Combat Aircraft

Crew: 2 (Pilot/Flight Officer)
Length: 66ft
Wingspan: 61f
Height: 15 ft
Empty weight: 28,000 lb
Loaded weight: 62,000 lb
Max takeoff weight: 68,000 lb
Powerplant: 2 General Electric/Rolls Royce F210
Thrust vectoring: 10 at 40 per second in pitch and yaw
Maximum speed: Mach 1.9
Cruise speed: Mach 0.9+
Combat radius: 1900 mi
Service ceiling: 75,000 ft (28.95600m)
Secondary Powerplant: 1 General Electric/Rolls-Royce F136 afterburning turbofan, >40,000 lbf (178 kN)
Lift fan (STOVL): 1 Rolls-Royce LiftSystem driven from either F135 or F136 power plant, 18,000 lbf (80 kN)
Internal fuel: 35.00 IB

Avionics:
AESA radar
Distributed Aperture System (DAS) missile warning system
Electronic Warfare Suite
Multifunction Advanced Data Link (MADL) communication system

Armament:
Guns: 1 GAU-8 30mm cannon internal mounted
Hardpoints: 4 external pylons on wings with a capacity of 30,000 lb
Internal: (1) Internal Rotary Bay, Decagonal Rack (10 Hardpoints), (4) Fixed Hardpoints
External: (2) 3-Weapon Hardpoints, Fuselage Mounted, (6) 3-Weapon Hardpoints, Wing Mounted
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USSZumwalt Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013
and can we get some other views of this fighter? it looks like you have a unique wing design
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Afterskies Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
I've been working on them but I have little motivation for this design right now.
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USSZumwalt Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013
20 internal hardpoints?! am i reading this right?!
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Afterskies Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
I should clarify; 20 hardpoints for smaller AGMs, 10 total for larger.
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