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Fan Liner

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General and Technical Data

Model number: N/A
Code name: Fan Liner
Unit type: jet aircraft
Manufacturer: unknown
Operator: civilians
Rollout: unknown
First deployment: unknown
Accommodation: pilot and passenger, in canopy-style cockpit
Dimensions: unknown
Weight: unknown
Armor materials: unknown
Powerplant: VA-18 hydro-turbine engine, power output rated at 500-600 HP
Propulsion: fan jet
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: none

Technical and Historical Notes

The Fan Liner was a civilian fan jet plane that accommodated one pilot and passenger. It was equipped with a hydro-turbine engine that outputs between 500-600 horsepower. In October 2009, Lynn Minmay received a fully assembled Fan Liner as prize for winning the Miss Macross contest hosted on the Macross. When the Macross returned to Earth the following month, Minmay was allowed to leave to briefly visit her parents in Yokohama, Japan. Hikaru Ichijyo piloted the Fan Liner and was forced to squeeze in her cousin Lynn Kaifun on the return trip. In November 2011, Hikaru flew the Fan Liner to Highlander City to meet Minmay for a date. 

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot: Hikaru Ichijyo
First appearance: Super Dimension Fortress Macross

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Macross Info


Director:
Noboru Ishiguro

Writer(s):
Hiroshi Ohnogi
Shoji Kawamori
Noboru Ishiguro
Sukehiro Tomita
Kenichi Matsuzaki

Mechanical Designer(s):
Shoji Kawamori
Kazutaka Miyatake

Character Designer:
Haruhiko Mikimoto

Musical Composer:
Kentaroh Haneda

Airdates:
Japan 10.03.1982 – 06.26.1983

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