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VT-1C Commercial Valkyrie "Hoyly"|
Equipment Type: commercial variable craft with space/atmospheric system
Government: none (privately owned)
Manufacturer: Northrom (FAST Pack system manufactured by Shinnakasu Heavy Industry)
Accommodation: two crew (pilot plus passenger)
Battroid Mode: height 14.1 meters; width 9.8 meters; length 4.8 meters
Fighter Mode: wingspan 14.78 (fully extended); height 5.5 meters; length 13.88 meters
GERWALK Mode: wingspan 14.78 (fully extended); height 10.36 meters; length 11.3 meters
Mass: total mass 13.75 metric tons (with rear and leg booster packs)
Structure: space metal frame, SWAG energy conversion armor
Power Plant: two Shinnakasu Heavy Industry/P&W/Roice FF-2001 thermonuclear reaction turbine engines, output 650 MW each
Propulsion: 10,000 kg [x g] x 2 (20,000 kg [x g] x 2 in overboost) (196.2 kN x 2); space/atmospheric booster thrusters 2 x 120,000 kg [x g], 16 x high-maneuverability vernier thrusters, 4 x low-thrust vernier thrusters beneath multipurpose hook/handles
Thrust-to-weight ratio: (empty) 2.91
Battroid Mode: maximum walking speed 160 km/h
Fighter Mode: at 10,000 m Mach 2.71; at 30,000+ m Mach 3.87
GERWALK Mode: maximum walking speed 100 km/h; flying 500 km/h
g limit: in space +7
Design Features: 3-mode variable transformation; variable geometry wing; vertical take-off and landing; control-configurable vehicle; single-axis thrust vectoring; three "magic hand" manipulators for maintenance use; retractable canopy shield for Battroid mode and atmospheric reentry; option of space/atmospheric booster
Min time from Fighter to GERWALK (automated): approx. 1.5 sec.
Min time from GERWALK to Battroid (automated): under 2 sec.
Standard time from Fighter to Battroid (automated): under 5 sec.
Min time from Fighter to Battroid (manual): 0.9 sec.
- Armament -
1 x large harpoon launcher with attached gun pod (mounted in manipulater in Battroid mode)
This VT-1C Commercial Valkyrie was owned and operated by Graham Hoyly. Previously, Graham had operated an older VF-1A Valkyrie along with his wife Maria Velasquez-Hoyly. Sadly, Maria perished in an accident that also seriously damaged the VF-1A. After Graham became giant-sized, he could no longer pilot his VT-1C and built his own suit of powered armor. The VT-1C remained stored inside his garage. In 2047, Nekki Basara made use of Graham's VT-1C to participate in the space whale migration on the planet Zola. Sadly, this VT-1 Valkyrie also suffered extensive damage during a space whale encounter, though Basara was fortunate enough to be rescued by Liza Hoyly, an officer with the Zolan Galactic Whale patrol unit.
Debut: Macross Dynamite 7, Episode 1
Pilot(s): Nekki Basara, Graham Hoyly
Other Appearances: none
Original mechanical designer: Shoji Kawamori
Information Courtesy of the Macross Compendium: www.macross.anime.net/wiki/Main_Page
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