Defense Industries Inc. on Caprica. Earlier Vipers are also appear in the popular hacked environment, New Cap City (CAP: "There is Another Sky", "The Imperfections of Memory", "Ghosts in the Machine"). III, however the Mk. II was being phased out in favor of the Mk. In addition to greater fuel consumption, the high wing load (i.e. The Viper Mark I was the first in what would become a long series of successful Space Superiority fighters, the fighter was designed and manufactured by G.L.L. Reaction control system (RCS) thrusters for rapid and flexible attitude control, a cluster of 3 main thrusters for high acceleration, and retractable reverse thrusters housed in both port and starboard cowlings for some degree of deceleration can subject the pilot to punishing g-forces. The only operational ones left are the ones aboard the Battlestar Ares. The Viper is the primary attack/interceptor vehicle in use on the Twelve Colonies with a wide range of both atmospheric and space capable craft … Its retractable landing struts can be magnetized to secure the Viper on metal decks and surfaces in zero gravity. This article has a separate continuity.This article is in the Battlestar Galactica Deadlock separate continuity, which is related to the Re-imagined Series.Be sure that your contributions to this article reflect the characters Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Because of the stamina required to operate Vipers, battlestars have a specialized weight room where the pilots maintain their physical condition. II still continued to see action, even up until the Armistice. Viper cockpits are also hardened against radiation, including a canopy made of a radiation-resistant glass and is capable of protecting a pilot against radiation levels that would kill a healthy human in 30 seconds (Blood and Chrome). This is an overview page on the subject of Viper fighter craft. The Viper Aircraft ViperJet is a small homebuilt jet aircraft by Viper Aircraft Corporation. The Viper Mark I was the first in what would become a long series of successful Space Superiority fighters, the fighter was designed and manufactured by G.L.L. In atmospheric flight, Vipers consume more Tylium fuel than in the vacuum of space. https://battlestarprometheus.fandom.com/wiki/Viper/Mark_I?oldid=5134. Viper cockpits are pressurized and heated, and pilots wear flight suits which, along with a breathing pack housed within the back, provide full life support should ejection be required (TRS: "You Can't Go Home Again)". The Mark One first entered military service shortly before the First Cylon War as a preemptive counteraction against the now independent Cylon Fleet, the Viper Mark One was later replaced with the Viper Mark II. Colonial Viper Mark I Available Plastic Model Kits The earliest kit I remembered seeing of the Colonial Mark I Viper came from Monogram. Most of these are destroyed by the Cylons, who break in, and shut the Viper's computers off. The jet intakes are located at the sides of the fuselage and the tricycle undercarriage is retractable. In space flight, the Viper is highly maneuverable, dangerously so in inexperienced hands. Depending on the composition of the atmosphere itself, this can place severe strain on the Viper's engines (TRS: "You Can't Go Home Again"). Defense Industries Inc. on Caprica. By the time of the Fall of the Twelve Colonies, the Viper Mark VII has taken up the mantle of the Mark II. Battlestar Prometheus Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. Digital representations of these early Vipers are popular with holoband users, available for flight simulations in the virtual world (CAP: "The Imperfections of Memory"). By the end of the war, the Mk. These small, nimble, single-pilot ships were designed for both atmospheric and space flight and were stationed on Colonial Battlestars, each of which held a squadron of 75. For detailed information, see Viper Mark II and Viper Mark VII. At that time I was still a student hence I … The fighter's RCS thrusters might partially compensate for this. 徹底した守りの強さと高度な操作性。最先端技術を投入したトップレベルのカーセキュリティシステム。 NEW iVIPER iPhone・Android搭載スマートフォン対応通信システム ※本システムはVIPER本体と併せてご利用ください When introduced to the Caprican Ministry of Defence they were the fastest and most manoeuvrable aerospace fighters ever developed by humans. However, due to its advanced construction and computer system, the standard Mark VII is vulnerable to the Cylon computer virus. The history of the Viper can be traced back to before the Cylon war, where propeller powered, and later, jet engine powered Vipers were utilized by colony based air force organizations, prior to the unification of the Colonies. Designed for a Caprican fighter contract and evaluated against a Raider prototype, the Viper performed well and was considered a great leap forward in Colonial military capability. Once in an atmosphere, the engines must run continuously to maintain sufficient airflow over the wing lifting surfaces. When introduced to the Caprican Ministry of Defence they were the fastest and most manoeuvrable aerospace fighters ever developed by humans. From Battlestar Wiki, the free, open content Battlestar Galactica encyclopedia and episode guide, https://www.battlestarwiki.org/index.php?title=Viper_(TRS)&oldid=232435. However its service was short lived due to the Cylon War. small wing area relative to weight) may compromise the Viper's overall maneuverability. The prestigious Viper Mark One (also referred to as the Starhound Class Viper) is the first model of the illustrious Colonial Viper space superiority fighter line. Here's a little trivia some may not know about. Because the smaller wing surfaces generate less lift, higher speeds are needed to stay aloft. The Admiralty asked for a fighter that could out perform a Cylon raider and the result was that the Mark II began completely replacing the Mark I at the end of the 2nd year of the war. It is a conventional, low-wing monoplane with swept wings and tail and two seats in tandem under a bubble canopy. II became the colony-wide service plane of choice, serving with distinction throughout that conflict. The Viper is the primary attack/interceptor vehicle in use on the Twelve Colonies with a wide range of both atmospheric and space capable craft dating back to before the First Cylon War. Battlestar Classes: Artemis | Jupiter (Mark I & II) | Minerva, Battlestars: Archeron | Athena | Galactica | Minerva | Rigel, Support Classes: Adamant | Atlas | Berzerk | Celestra | Defender | Heracles | Janus | Manticore | Minotaur | Orion | Ranger, Auxiliary Craft: Assault Raptor | Maintenance Pod | Raptor | Shuttle | Sweeper | Viper Mark I | Viper Mark II, Colonial Stations: Daidalos | Scorpion Fleet Shipyards, Command Ships: Argos | Basestar | Cerberus, Support Ships: Arachne | Cerastes | Hydra | Nemesis | Phobos | Revenant | Talon, Auxiliary Craft: Heavy Raider | Raider Prototype | Raider | Scorpion | Vespid | Wardriver, From Battlestar Wiki, the free, open content Battlestar Galactica encyclopedia and episode guide, https://en.battlestarwiki.org/index.php?title=Viper_Mark_I_(Deadlock)&oldid=217233. This Viper Mark I is the first model of the Colonial Viper space fighter line and was also known as the Starhound Class Viper. The Mk. This Battlestar Galactica Viper Mark I measures 27cm long and is brought to life in heavyweight die-cast metal and high-quality ABS materials.
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