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Taipan Independant Fighter

Short Range Fighter

The Taipan short-range fighter is Faulcon deLacy's response to the success of Core Dynamics’ F-63 Condor and the Imperial Fighter designed by Gutamaya Shipyards for the Imperial Navy. The export restrictions on those models has left a wide gap in the market that Faulcon deLacy intends to exploit with the Taipan. Although most independent navies lack the large, capital-class carriers of the two larger superpowers, a range of smaller ships can be fitted with hangars to deploy small numbers of the craft. The Taipan can also act as a short-range critical-response fighter for starports and surface installations.

Taipan: Front Taipan: Side Taipan: Top Taipan: Bottom Taipan: 3D

  Tiny Small Medium Large Huge
Hard points 2 0 0 0 0


  Length Width Height
Dimensions 13.9m 16.9m 2.6m

Landing pads

Thrusters Engine pips Boost Yaw Pitch Roll
as fitted 211 m/s → 275 m/s 496 m/s 16 o/s 36 o/s 80 o/s
All figures take from base layout with each thruster rating
  Base Maximum
Jump range No fitted with FSD
Shields 20MJ not adjustable
Armour 35 not adjustable
Utility slots 1
Mass lock factor 0
Crew seats 1
Multi crew 0
Fighter Bays [max] 0
Cargo [without shields] 0T
Hull mass unknown
Pad size SLF Bay
Cost 15,270 CR