Unit type: mass production aerial combat falk armor
Head height: 16.6 meters
Weight: empty 48 metric tons, max gross 69.4 metric tons
Output: 170,000 pounds (dry); 230,000 pounds (CMP); afterburner +80,000 pounds; 1 x main nozzle, 14 x attitude control nozzle
Mass ratio: 1.224 (dry); 2.233 (CMP+A/B)
Combat maximum power operation time: 38 seconds
CMP cool-down period: 4 seconds (CMP for 5 seconds or less); 21 seconds (CMP for 38 seconds)
Maximum speed: Mach 0.98 (sea level); Mach 1.63 (32,000 feet)
Armor: Synthetic stelight armor with anti-sensor coating; maximum thickness 85mm
Equipment and design features: Type ASF4 image sensors, range unknown; type GVLF2 gravitational sensors, range unknown
Hardpoints: 2 (maximum load 11 metric tons)
Fixed armaments: 30mm machine gun, mounted on right wing (4,500 rounds per minute, 1,600 rounds); 2 x dual missile, mounted on wings
Optional hand armaments: Type SSX21 50mm hand railgun (2,200 rounds per minute, 600 rounds, uses standard ammunition)
Pilot(s): Kaine Wakaba, Light Newman, Tap Oseano
Original mechanical designer: Kunio Okawara
Japan 02.07.1987 – 01.30.1988
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Our future on this cursed app is unclear, but expect more posts over there.
Cutaway diagram of the VF-1J Valkyrie Fighter Mode from “This is Animation Special: Macross Plus”(1995). Larger versions on my DA profile:
Art by Kiyomi Tanaka. Original concept by unknown Macross fan. Image built by me
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