V-44X Blackfish

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The V-44X Blackfish is one of the most expensive aerial vehicles available on Altis. The V-44X Blackfish’s third-generation tilt-rotor VTOL (Vertical Take-Off and Landing) technology allows this long endurance aircraft to conveniently utilize a wide range of airfields and runways. It also provides unparalleled maneuverability with its unique ability to perform pylon turns or merely hover in place. The huge internal storage allows for transportation of vehicles in the vehicle transport variant or up to 32 fully armed soldiers with supplies in the infantry transport variant.

V-44X Blackfish infantry transport
Blackfish.png
Type: VTOL
Legal Status: Legal
Weapon: {{{WeaponPrimary}}}
Trunk Space: 1000
Max Speed: 550 km/h
Horse Power:
Fuel Capacity: 1000
Seats: 36
Armour Rating: 400
V-44X Blackfish vehicle transport
Blackfish.png
Type: VTOL
Legal Status: Legal
Weapon: {{{WeaponPrimary}}}
Trunk Space: 250
Max Speed: 550 km/h
Horse Power:
Fuel Capacity: 1000
Seats: 4
Armour Rating: 400


Overview

The V-44X Blackfish is a VTOL transport aircraft that was used by Pacific NATO forces during the Stratis war. After the war, local salesman stripped the VTOL of its guns and cannons. Then added them to the Aviation Dealership at the Altis International Airport.

Roles

Design

The V-44X Blackfish is a large VTOL vehicle and is easily recognizable by its wings with added rotors, These rotors allow the aircraft to vertically take of and land when the rotors are located in a upwards position. When the rotors point forward It generates a lot of forward thrust allowing the aircraft to fly with a speed of 550 km/h

Features

  • Ability to transport either vehicles or infantry.
  • 35x zoom camera (operated by the co pilot) with the potential for adding thermal vision.

Mobility

  • The V-44X Blackfish travels at a top speed of 550 km/h.
  • VTOL function allows for easy take off and landing.

Crew Capacity

  • Allows up to 4 crew members in its cockpit.
  • The infantry variant allows up to 32 passengers in the back of the aircraft.

Upgrades

Upgrades can be bought from the Aerial Mod Shop. The V-44X Blackfish Supports:

  • Transponder Upgrade
  • Thermal Camera Upgrade

Ownership

This vehicle is available to rent or purchase at various locations across the island.

Purchase and Rent

Variants

There are two different variants when it comes to the V-44X Blackfish, these are:

Skins

Just like any other vehicle on altis the V-44X Blackfish posseses over its very own skin listed below is the list of skins that is availeble for the diffirent factions.

Civilians

  • Green (default)

Poseidon

  • Green (default)

Police

  • Black

Trivia

  • The Blackfish appears to be based on an enlarged version of the real-life Bell Boeing "V-22 Osprey" currently in use by both the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Air Force.