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NR-53S Spiritangel by Afterskies NR-53S Spiritangel by Afterskies
*Note: NR-53S must be deployed alongside at least one NR-53R Ghostbullet to produce electricity.
*Note: While the NR-53R Ghostbullet does carry an onboard reactor, it cannot use the reactor for power during flight, as the NR-53S Spiritangel houses the turbine section for the pair. The two aircraft must be hooked up to each other.

In light of tsunamis, hurricanes, and massive earthquakes, disaster relief has seen - among others - one massive problem: electricity. So many of these storms bring down electrical power to the area, often severing power lines with no hope of relief for days. While many shelters may have emergency generators, fuel for these can run out in short time and takes a supply line to assist a city's worth.

The NR-53R Ghostbullet coupled with the NR-53S Spiritangel, which houses the steam-plant and electricity-generation side, provide on-demand electrical power to any place with so much as a large open field for landing or a large enough stretch of open road. With their own desalinization plants, they can run for months so long as they have access to water.

In the event that they cannot be parked next to a lake, river, or other large water-source, both the Spiritangel and Ghostbullet can roll out massive water-bladders to be filled with any available water as a secondary heat-sink for both normal operations and emergency decay-heat removal.

To prevent meltdown of NR-53R, the NR-53S can supply electrical power with two batteries mounted along the lower-sides of the aircraft can be powered by the wing-mounted solar panels to help power the reactor's coolant pumps.

  • Crew: 6 (two Pilots, one Navigator, one Flight Engineer, one Reactor Electrician, one Turbine Operator)
  • Capacity:
    • One steam driven tubine
    • 940KWh Solar Panels (Wing-mounted)
  • Length: 99 ft 2 in (30.2 m)
  • Wingspan: 137 ft (41.8 m)
  • Wing Configuration: Shoulder, Straight, High-Aspect Ratio, Tapered, Dihedral
  • Rear Stabilizer Configuration: V-Tail
  • Height: 40 ft (12.2 m)
  • Max Takeoff Weight: 162,000 lb (73,481 kg)
  • Powerplant: 4 × Asimov TP-49 Turboprops, 5,020 shp (3,689 kW) each
  • Propellers: 4 propeller, 8 bladed
    • Propeller diameter: 13.6 ft (4.1 m)

Performance

  • Maximum Speed: 330 knots (380 mph, 611 km/h) at 20,000 ft (6,060 m)
  • Cruise Speed: 300 kts (345 mph, 556 km/h)
  • Range: 2,450 nmi (2,819 mi, 4,537 km)
  • Service Cieling: 34,000 ft (10,363 m) empty; 23,000 ft (7,077 m) with 50,100 pounds (19,090 kilograms) 
  • Rate of Climb: 1,850 ft/min (564 m/min)
  • Takeoff distance: 3,400 ft (1,036 m) at 162,000 lb max gross weight; 1,200 ft (366 m) at 81,000 lb (36,741 kg) gross

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