No military simulator is complete without a hangar full of planes for the gamer to fly around in! Most fixed-wing aircraft in the game are state-of-the art jet fighters or attack planes, armed with cannons, laser-guided bombs, iron bombs, unguided rockets and guided missiles. Some planes are capable of Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL).
The A-10 Thunderbolt is a single-seat twin-engine straight-wing jet aircraft used by US Armed Forces. The aircraft is designed to provide close air support for ground forces by attacking tanks and armored vehicles. It is armed with a dual Hydra rocket system, dual AIM-9 air-to-air guided missile platforms, four AGM-65 Maverick air-to-ground tactical missile launchers, three Mark 82 low-drag general-purpose bombs and with a 30 mm gatling cannon.
The Antonov An-2 (NATO calling name Colt) is a Soviet single-engine biplane utility/agricultural aircraft produced since 1946. The An-2 was used as combat plane in both Korean and Vietnam wars. This sturdy and virtually maintenance-free aircraft is capable of landing on a ploughed field, thus becoming a favourite workhorse of both the Takistani air force and the civilian airlines in the region.
The AV-8B Harrier is a single-seat attack aircraft that provides powerful air support for the Marines. The AV-8B can perform Short/Vertical Take-Off or Landing (S/VTOL) making it ideal for improvised airfields and carrier launches. It is armed with a dual Hydra rocket system, dual AIM-9 air-to-air guided missile platforms, six Mark 82 low-drag general-purpose bombs and with a 25 mm cannon.
The C-130J “Super Hercules“ is an American tactical airlifter. This four-engine turbo-prop military transport aircraft is capable of transporting up to 92 passengers or up to 33 tons of cargo. The C-130J with a range of more that 5.000 km and maximum speed of 671 kph is considered to be most important transport aircraft worldwide.
The F-35 Lightning is a single-seat single-engine stealth-capable military multirole strike fighter. It is capable of providing close air support, tactical bombing or air combat missions. The F-35B is the Short-TakeOff and Vertical Landing (STOVL) variant of F-35 prototype. It is armed with two guided bomb units, dual AIM-9 air-to-air guided missile platforms, and with a 25 mm cannon.
The MQ-9 Reaper is a combat ready unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). It is the first purpose-designed hunter-killer UAV designed for long endurance high altitude surveillance. The MQ-9 is capable of carrying 14 AGM-114 Hellfire air-to-ground missiles as well as two GBU-12 Paveway laser-guided bombs.
The V-22 Osprey is a multi-mission tilt-rotor military transport aircraft with vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) and short takeoff and landing (STOL) abilities. It is designed to operate in a similar capacity to conventional helicopters but with the long range and high speed performance of a turboprop cruiser. The V-22 is able to reach speeds of 509 kph and can transport up to 32 passengers or up to 7 tons of cargo.
The Pchela-1T is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) developed in Russia. Its primary uses are surveillance and observation or target designation.
The Su-34 (NATO reporting name: Fullback) is a Russian-made two-seat fighter-bomber and strike aircraft. As with many modern bombers the pilots sit side by side. The Su-34 is equiped with GSh-30-1 30 mm cannon, six Kh-29 air-to-surface missile systems, four AA-11air-to-air missile platforms, and two S8 air-to-surface missile platforms.
The Su-25 (NATO designation: Frogfoot) is a single-seat twin-engine jet aircraft developed in Russia. It is able to withstand heavy enemy fire thanks to very robust armored construction and finds its key strengths in the areas of low-level maneuverability and accurate weapons delivery.
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