Mega Bat

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Mega Bat
BUS Mega Bat Mark I 01.PNG
Size (W×H×L) 75 m×17 m×42 m
Cargo capacity 3 TC
Cargo bay extension 3 TC
Maximum speed 0.37 LM
Manoeuvrability Pitch: 1.70
Roll: 1.95
Yaw: 1.70
Thrust: 60
Energy banks 4
Energy recharge rate

Medium (3.0)

Gun mounts Fore: 3x
Rear: 1x
Missile slots 4
Shield boosters available Yes
Military shields available Yes
Hyperspace capable Yes
OXP or standard OXP
Available to player Yes
Base price 115,000 Cr


The "Mega Bat Mark I" is a, rather maneuverable, medium fighter/escort. The design by Biarge United Shipyards is based on the "Fruit Bat" and the "Flying Fox" from SensimTrading.

This ship is often used by pirates, assassins, hunters and escorts alike.


The "Fruit Bat" was designed for cheap mass production by the now defunct CLAN Ltd. from Erbiti. The production facilities were later bought by SensimTrading and relocated to Anisor.

The ship was not a very popular model, but when MASSTrans GLC bought into the traditional family business (holding 49.90 percent of the shares), the production of a slightly enhanced version under the name of "Flying Fox" started. This craft was exclusively sold to MASSTrans' subsidiary firm MT SEC.

While sales of the standard model have been rising slightly, the demand for a customer version of the "Flying Fox" are estimated to be even higher. When MT SEC, with allowance of their parent company, started to open their escort services to private traders, an enhanced model was needed. This time, the management contacted Biarge United Shipyards and asked for a design.

The result was the "Mega Bat Mark I" with a larger hull, faster, more energy, a better recharge rate and 3 front lasers. This ship, partly produced at SensimTrading and partly at Biarge United Shipyards, is slowly replacing the "Flying Fox" at MT SEC but is also available on the open market and highly requested.


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There are 2 player versions available, this upgrades are the minimum available.

Compatible equipment for this ship. Factory standard equipment is marked in bold, all other equipment can be added by the player.
Misc. Equipment Cargo Bay ExpansionFuel ScoopsPassenger BerthEscape CapsuleDocking ComputersWitch Fuel InjectorsScanner Targeting EnhancementMulti-Targeting SystemGalactic HyperdriveAdvanced Space Compass • {{{12}}} • {{{13}}} • {{{14}}} • {{{15}}} • {{{16}}} • {{{17}}} • {{{18}}} • {{{19}}} • {{{20}}} • {{{21}}}
Weaponry Pulse LaserBeam LaserMilitary LaserMining LaserEnergy Bomb • {{{7}}} • {{{8}}} • {{{9}}} • {{{10}}} • {{{11}}} • {{{12}}} • {{{13}}} • {{{14}}} • {{{15}}} • {{{16}}} • {{{17}}} • {{{18}}} • {{{19}}} • {{{20}}} • {{{21}}}
Defence E.C.M. SystemExtra Energy UnitNaval Energy UnitShield BoostersMilitary Shield EnhancementExternal Heat Shielding • {{{8}}} • {{{9}}} • {{{10}}} • {{{11}}} • {{{12}}} • {{{13}}} • {{{14}}} • {{{15}}} • {{{16}}} • {{{17}}} • {{{18}}} • {{{19}}} • {{{20}}} • {{{21}}}

Ship comparisons

Flying Fox
(Fruit Bat OXP)
Mega Bat Mark I
(click to fully expand)
MassTrans Flying Fox.png BUS Mega Bat Mark I 01.PNG
Size (meters: WxHxL) 65 × 15 × 37 75 × 17 × 42
Mass (tons) 19.959 t 30.28 t
Cargo capacity (tons) 3 (+3 t expandable) 3 (+3 t expandable)
Maximum speed (LM) 0.350 0.370
Maneuverability Pitch: 1.70 / Roll: 1.95 / Yaw: 1.70 Pitch: 1.70 / Roll: 1.95 / Yaw: 1.70
Thrust 65 60
Energy banks 3.50 4.00
Energy recharge rate Poor (2.20) Medium (3.00)
Gun mounts & Turrets Fore: 1x
Rear: 1x
Port: 1x
Starboard: 1x
Turrets: N/A
Fore: 3x
Rear: 1x
Port: N/A
Starboard: N/A
Turrets: N/A
Missile pylons 4 4
Shield Upgrades Boosters & military Boosters & military
Hyperspace capable Yes (in 15 sec) Yes (in 8 sec)
Available to player No Yes (TL 7)
Base price (Cr) N/A 115,000


This OXP is using a script which provides individual escape pods and crews and makes sure that most ships got some cargo.

Originally intended to be a remake of the Fruit Bat OXP I did find a version with a valid license, so now we have an addition.


The Mega Bat Mark I is inspired by the Fruit Bat and the Flying Fox (Fruit Bat OXP), thanks a lot to Rorschachhamster.


Oolite Version 1.88 or higher is required.



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Version History

  • Version 0.50 / 2021-11-23 / Montana05:
initial release

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