Don Escargot


Model number: N/A
Code name: Don Escargot
Unit type: attack plane
Manufacturer: Earth Federation Forces
Operator: Earth Federation Forces
First deployment: unknown
Accommodation: 2 pilots, in standard canopy-style cockpit
Dimensions: unknown
Weight: unknown
Armor materials: unknown
Powerplant: unknown
Propulsion: unknown
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: 4 x anti-air machine gun, mounted on main body; many x depth charge; many x torpedo

The Don Escargot was an anti-submarine patrol plane used by the Earth Federation Forces. Stationed mainly on naval bases or Himalaya class aircraft carriers, the Don Escargot was used to combat the Principality of Zeon’s Jukon class submarines. Its armaments included four anti-air machine guns, plus anti-sub missiles and depth charges. The Don Escargot remained in service as late as UC 0090.

Pilot(s): Max Brauer, Jimmy Will
First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam
Original mechanical designer: Kunio Okawara


Rear view

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Yoshiyuki Tomino
Ryoji Fujiwara (movie 1)

Yoshiyuki Tomino
Masaru Yamamoto
Kenichi Matsuzaki
Yoshihisa Araki
Hiroyuki Hoshiyama

Mechanical Designer(s):
Kunio Okawara
Yoshiyuki Tomino

Character Designer:
Yoshikazu Yasuhiko

Musical Composer(s):
Yuji Matsuyama
Takeo Watanabe

43 episodes; 3 compilation movies

Japan 04.07.1979 – 01.26.1980
U.S. 07.23.2001 – 09.12.2001

Theatrical Release:
Japan 03.14.1981 – 03.13.1982


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