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T-47 Rebel Airspeeder

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Craft: Modified Incom T-47 Rebel Airspeeder
Type: Combat Airspeeder
Scale: Speeder
Length: 5.5 meters
Skill: Repulsorlift operation: airspeeder
Crew: 1; gunner: 1 (can coordinate)
Passengers: 0 (3 in some configurations)
Cargo Capacity: 10 kilograms
Cover: Full
Altitude Range: Ground level-250 meters
Cost: 50,000 (used only, black market only)
Maneuverability: 3D
Move: 350; 1,000 kmh
Body Strength: 3D
Weapons:
Double Laser Cannon (fire-linked)
Fire Arc: Front
Skill: Vehicle blasters
Fire Control: 2D
Range: 50-300/800/1.5 Km
Damage: 4D+2
Power Harpoon
Fire Arc: Rear
Crew: 1 (co-pilot)
Skill: Missile weapons
Fire Control: 2D
Range: 25-50/100/200
Damage: 3D (none if tow cable and fusion disk is used)
Game Note: Some T-47 were configured to carry three passengers with the gunner position removed.

Background: The T-47 airspeeder, also known as the T-47 light airspeeder, was a model of low-altitude vehicle manufactured by Incom Corporation. When the Alliance to Restore the Republic was stationed on the icy planet of Hoth, a contingent of T-47 airspeeders were modified to become ground attack, low-altitude fighters called snowspeeders. Hoth’s extreme cold temperatures were too severe for these craft; the power generators would lock up since they ran hot, requiring a large bank of heat radiator fins for essential cooling. Rebel technicians modified the T-47 airspeeder by insulating each radiator fin with side panels to decrease the heat exchange in order to better suit the new environment.

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