FX-550+AQM/E-X01 Aile Grasper


Model number: FX-550+AQM/E-X01
Code name: 
Aile Grasper
Unit type: 
atmospheric support fighter
Manufacturer(s): PMP (Propulsion & Machinery Progress); Morgenroete, Inc
Operator: Earth Alliance
First deployment: February C.E. 71
Accommodation: pilot and navigator, in standard canopy-style cockpit
Dimensions: unknown
Wingspan: unknown
Weight: unknown
Propulsion: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; 3 x hardpoints for docking with Striker packs
Fixed armaments: 4 x machine gun, mounted behind nose; 2 x machine cannon, mounted on wings; beam cannon, mounted on main body; 2 x missile launch bay, mounted underneath wings
Optional fixed armaments: 57 mm high-energy beam rifle, power rating unknown, mounted on right wing; 2 x beam saber, stored on AQM/E-X01Aile Striker pack; shield, mounted on left wing

The FX-550+AQM/E-X01 Aile Grasper configuration mounted the GAT-X105 Strike Gundam‘s Aile Striker pack. The Aile Striker pack added to the speed and mobility of the Sky Grasper. Although beam sabers were stored on the Aile pack, they could not be used by the Aile Grasper. However, the Strike Gundam’s beam rifle could be mounted on the right wing and used for added firepower.

Pilot: Mu La Flaga
First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam SEED
Original mechanical designer: Kimitoshi Yamane


57mm high-energy beam rifle




Landing gear



Gundam SEED Info

Mitsuo Fukuda

Chiaki Morosawa
Hiroyuki Yoshino
Hiroshi Ohnogi
Shigeru Morita
Akinori Endo
Yuuichi Nomura
Akemi Omode

Mechanical Designer(s):
Kunio Okawara
Kimitoshi Yamane
Junichi Akutsu

Character Designer:
Hisashi Hirai

Musical Composer:
Toshihiko Sahashi

50 episodes (original); 48 episodes (HD); 1 short; 3 compilation movies

Airdates (Original):
Japan 10.05.2002 – 09.27.2003
U.S. 04.17.2004 – 04.15.2005

Airdates (HD Remaster):
Japan 01.xx.2012 – 11.xx.2012

Video Release (SE):
Japan 08.27.2004 – 10.22.2004
U.S. 07.11.2005 – 11.22.2005


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