Model D17 Comet


Model number: Model D17
Code name: Comet
Unit type: replica biplane
Manufacturer: unknown (based on a design by Beech Aircraft Corporation)
Operator: civilians
First deployment: unknown
Accommodation: 1 pilot and 3 passengers in standard cockpit
Dimensions: unknown
Weight: unknown
Armor materials: unknown
Powerplant: radial engine
Propulsion: propeller
Equipment and design features: unknown
Fixed armaments: none

The Beechcraft Model D17 Comet was a replica of the Model D17 Staggerwing biplane produced in 1933 AD by the Beech Aircraft Corporation. The original design was capable of a maximum speed of 341 km/h. In UC 0087, Beltorchika Irma used a Comet to guide the AEUG/Karaba transport plane Audhumla as it traveled across North America with the Titans in pursuit.

Pilot: Beltorchika Irma
First appearance: Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam


Rear view

Zeta Gundam Info


Yoshiyuki Tomino

Hiroshi Ohnogi
Yumiko Suzuki
Tomoko Kawasaki
Yasushi Hirano
Akinori Endo
Miho Maruo
Minoru Onoya

Mechanical Designer(s):
Kazumi Fujita
Mamoru Nagano
Kunio Okawara
Makoto Kobayashi
Kazuhisa Kondo
Hideo Okamoto

Character Designer:
Yoshikazu Yasuhiko

Musical Composer:
Shigeaki Saegusa

50 episodes; 3 compilation movies

Japan 03.02.1985 – 02.22.1986

Theatrical Release:
Japan 05.28.2005 – 03.04.2006


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