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== Lambda Freighter T5-F02 ==
 
== Lambda Freighter T5-F02 ==
  
To distinguish this ship from the first model it was painted in green instead of white and while it still wasn't able to dock at most stations it did include some major improvements. With 8 missile slots, 4 additional turrets and standard shield boosters the armament did get a boost. While some speed was lost it now offered 2000 t  modular space which, depending on the current demand, easily could be switched between cargo and passenger requirements.
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To distinguish this ship from the first model it was painted in green instead of white and while it still wasn't able to dock at most stations it did include some major improvements. With 8 missile slots, 4 additional turrets and standard [[Shield Boosters]] the armament did get a boost. While some speed was lost it now offered 2000 t  modular space which, depending on the current demand, easily could be switched between cargo and passenger requirements.
  
 
In daily business the T5-F02 had around 1000 t cargo space and was able to transport 100's of passengers at the same time. It's kind of ironic that most of these ships were sold after the bankruptcy of the company to cover some of their debts.
 
In daily business the T5-F02 had around 1000 t cargo space and was able to transport 100's of passengers at the same time. It's kind of ironic that most of these ships were sold after the bankruptcy of the company to cover some of their debts.
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== Known Issues ==
 
== Known Issues ==
  
These ships got customized AI's but are using bigships.oxp as well. However, docking at stations is prevented.
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These ships got customized AI's but are using [[BigShips OXP]] as well. However, docking at stations is prevented.
  
 
== Download ==
 
== Download ==
  
 
These ships are part of the star_wars_remake.OXP (coming soon)
 
These ships are part of the star_wars_remake.OXP (coming soon)

Revision as of 15:37, 25 June 2020

Lambda Freighter T5-F01
Lambda Freighter T5-F01.PNG
Size (W×H×L) 263 m×347 m×202 m
Cargo capacity 75 TC
Cargo bay extension 15 TC
Maximum speed 0.37 LM
Manoeuvrability Roll: 1.0
Pitch: 1.0
Yaw: 1.0
Trust: 30
Energy banks 5
Energy recharge rate

Excellent (4.5)

Gun mounts Fore: 1x
Rear: 1x
Port: 1x
Starboard: 1x
Missile slots None
Shield boosters available Yes
Military shields available Yes
Hyperspace capable Yes
OXP or standard OXP
Available to player Yes
Base price 700000 Cr


Lambda Freighter T5-F02
Lambda Freighter T5-F02.PNG
Size (W×H×L) 263 m×347 m×202 m
Cargo capacity 2000 TC
Cargo bay extension N/A
Maximum speed 0.34 LM
Manoeuvrability Roll: 0.6
Pitch: 0.75
Yaw: 0.6
Trust: 20
Energy banks 5
Energy recharge rate

Excellent (4.5)

Gun mounts Fore: 1x
Rear: 1x
Port: 1x
Starboard: 1x
2x turrets port
2x turrets starboard
Missile slots 8
Shield boosters available Standard
Military shields available Yes
Hyperspace capable Yes
OXP or standard OXP
Available to player Yes
Base price 1400000 Cr


History

Very little is known about the origin of this ship. Most likely the design came from the mysterious Empire in the unknown regions Benulobiweed Inc. had business with. However, the company producing the first models is long forgotten, it might have been an enthusiastic subcontractor. What is remembered is that the original drafts showed a Lambda-class T-4a shuttle so the first model was named Lambda Shuttle. However, after the first set of 100 ships left the slave-labored shipyard the name was hastily changed to Lambda Freighter T5-F01 and the manager disposed. Even after readjusting the price and offering some equipment in the package hardly any buyers could be attracted. With a mass roughly 10-times of a Anaconda (Oolite) but only 90 t maximal cargo this construction was a nightmare. What Spaceship? noted on a side mark that this must be the ship with the most luxurious crew quarters GalCop ever saw. Needless to say that not even 6 months later the Lambda Freighter T5-F02 was introduced. It didn't prevent the bankruptcy of the company so with only 2 models the first of the Lambda series became history.

Today you need to be lucky to see a Lambda Freighter on the ship lanes or in the shipyard of a station. While practically not existing in developed systems some are still in use and traded in Anarchies, Feudals or Multi-Governments and in places with a low tech-level. Be careful if you want to buy one, a cheaper price could cost you at the end more in the longterm.


Lambda Freighter T5-F01

For a civil ship of this size surprisingly fast and maneuverable. On the other hand most internal space was wasted and since it is too large to dock at most stations the time you win from the speed you loose later while waiting for shuttles to unload your cargo. There was a reason for the T5-F02.


Lambda Freighter T5-F01.PNG Lambda Freighter T5-F01 Old.PNG

While most of the time you will see ships lacking maintenance once in a while you could get lucky and find one in acceptable conditions

Lambda Hospital T5-F01

A by Medical Designs Technology altered Lambda Freighter T5-F01, now used as an orbital hospital. 6 attached Medical Shuttles are available to transport patients between the ship and the planet. Since GalCop interstellar conventions prohibit medical ships from carrying heavy weaponry this vessel is usually flying in convoys, typically with 2 Morray Medical Ships and 4 escorts.


Lambda Hospital T5-F01.png


Lambda Freighter T5-F02

To distinguish this ship from the first model it was painted in green instead of white and while it still wasn't able to dock at most stations it did include some major improvements. With 8 missile slots, 4 additional turrets and standard Shield Boosters the armament did get a boost. While some speed was lost it now offered 2000 t modular space which, depending on the current demand, easily could be switched between cargo and passenger requirements.

In daily business the T5-F02 had around 1000 t cargo space and was able to transport 100's of passengers at the same time. It's kind of ironic that most of these ships were sold after the bankruptcy of the company to cover some of their debts.


Hard to find, a freighter well maintanained If you see one most likely you will notice the age

While most of the time you will see ships lacking maintenance once in a while you could get lucky and find one in acceptable conditions


Remarks

Under no circumstances this page is meant to criticize the original Lambda Shuttle, it is still a nice OXP. This is merely a try to include the ship in existing lore while explaining the discrepancy between mass and cargo space. All thanks to Azzameen (original) and Charlie (storyline).

If you are interested in this ship and plan to install the OXP be aware that an update of the original Lambda Shuttle ships to freighters is included. While most details are the same the texture and some modifications (positive and negative) will also become effective. The Lambda Hospital T5-F01 and the Medical Shuttle are NPC only.


Known Issues

These ships got customized AI's but are using BigShips OXP as well. However, docking at stations is prevented.

Download

These ships are part of the star_wars_remake.OXP (coming soon)