Model number: N/A
Code name: G-Sky
Unit type: support fighter for RX-78-2 Gundam
Manufacturer: Earth Federation Forces
Operator: Earth Federation Forces
First deployment: 11 November UC 0079
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard canopy-style cockpit in FF-X7 Core Fighter
Dimensions: overall length 22.0 meters
Weight: max gross 100.0 metric tons
Propulsion: 4 x jet/rocket thruster: maximum speed unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: 4 x 2-barrel 25mm vulcan gun, mounted in nose; 2 x missile launcher, 4 rounds per launcher, mounted on main body; 4 x missile, mounted on B-Parts
The G-Sky was a flight configuration of the RX-78-2 Gundam and its support unit, the G-Fighter. In this mode, the FF-X7 Core Fighter and the bottom of the Gundam were combined with the G-Fighter’s B-Parts. The G-Sky’s armaments included those of the Core Fighter and B-Parts. The G-Sky could also be configured alternately as the G-Sky Easy.
Pilot(s): Amuro Ray, Hayato Kobayashi
First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam
Original mechanical designer: Kunio Okawara
Ryoji Fujiwara (movie 1)
43 episodes; 3 compilation movies
Japan 04.07.1979 – 01.26.1980
U.S. 07.23.2001 – 09.12.2001
Japan 03.14.1981 – 03.13.1982
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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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