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MQ-9

--------------------------------- General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper ReadMe ------------------------------------

Author: Petar Jedvaj (pjedvaj) Date: 3 Jul 2016 License: GNU General Public License FDM: JSBSim Addons: Bombable, Walker, MP damage code.

**************** Splash screen and thumbnail photos are downloaded from Wikimedia Commons *************** ***************************** Data used for devlopment are taken from Wikipedia ************************* *********************************** JSBSim FDM was generated by Aeromatic *******************************


The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper is an unmanned aerial vehicle capable of remote controlled or autonomous flight operations. The MQ-9 is the first hunter-killer UAV designed for long-endurance, high-altitude surveillance.


General characteristics:

Crew: 0 onboard, 2 in ground station Length: 36 ft 1 in (11 m) Wingspan: 65 ft 7 in (20 m) Height: 12 ft 6 in (3.81 m) Empty weight: 4,901 lb (2,223 kg) Max takeoff weight: 10,494 lb (4,760 kg) Fuel capacity: 4,000 lb (1,800 kg) Payload: 3,800 lb (1,700 kg) Internal: 800 lb (360 kg) External: 3,000 lb (1,400 kg) Powerplant: 1 × Honeywell TPE331-10 turboprop, 900 hp (671 kW)

Performance:

Maximum speed: 300 mph; 260 kn (482 km/h) Cruising speed: 194 mph; 169 kn (313 km/h) Range: 1,151 mi; 1,852 km (1,000 nmi) Endurance: 14 hours fully loaded Service ceiling: 50,000 ft (15,240 m) Operational altitude: 25,000 ft (7.5 km)

Avionics:

AN/DAS-1 MTS-B Multi-Spectral Targeting System AN/APY-8 Lynx II radar

Armament:

7 hardpoints Up to 1,500 lb (680 kg) on the two inboard weapons stations Up to 750 lb (340 kg) on the two middle stations Up to 150 lb (68 kg) on the outboard stations Center station not used

AGM-114 Hellfire GBU-12 Paveway II GBU-38 Joint Direct Attack Munition AIM-92 Stinger MBDA Brimstone

Users:

French Air Force Italian Air Force Royal Netherlands Air Force Royal Air Force Spanish Air Force United States Air Force

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