'Super' Class Planetside aircraftWhen an Aquarion Air Traffic Control tower refers to a ‘Super’ they are usually referring to the DC 930 Jantoi.This mammoth hauler is a combination Cargo plane / Passanger plane.Given most people travel by starship or starliner, Atmospheric aircraft have lost their importance, However, they are still cheaper and more fuel efficient than starships for supply to locations around a planet.The Jantoi supports a 30 Passanger capacity and 6 crew capacity (1 Pilot / 1 Navigator / 1 Captain / 3 Stewerdess’s) And a 10 Ton cargo bay. Although devoid of VTOL the Super class jets are still the most reliable and cost efficient method of getting supplies from a colony’s main city to its outposts and back.
The Cyngus Mei StandoffIn consequence to the Arms build up on the NC/Terran border, the New China State formally declares war on the Terran Directorate Cabinet on the grounds of unlawful paranoia and breach of civil peace.Outraged by the deceleration the Terrans fire on the NC carrier NCN: Pyongyang, The Chinese fleet retaliates with a salvo of heavy missiles and cannon shots. Caught off guard by the NC's unexpected firepower the USS: Kingsley and USS: Gunther suffer explosive decompression throughout eighty percent of their hulls.Fearing the NC's firepower the USS: Marlow fires its main guns and launches a wave of fighters tasked with disabling the NC's missile systems. Providing cover fire the Terran cruiser USS: Acheron fires a salvo back at the NC to draw their fire whilst the fighters flank. Quickly the NC open fire on the Archeron both disabling its main gun and its rotational thrusters, Opting for a non lethal resolution to the conflict the NC leave the cruiser operational but disabled.The Fighters