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Re: FTL Capable Fighters

From: Thomas Heaney <Thomas@k...>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 1997 13:46:13 -0400
Subject: Re: FTL Capable Fighters

In article <>, "Phillip E.
Pournelle" <> writes
>As an ammendment to my last discussion on FTL fighters, the FTL
>should be purchased at the cost of a vehicle with 2 Mass, because a
>would have to transport 2 mass per fighter.  So even if the fighter is
>0.5 and 1 Mass each the point balance requires costing for 2 Mass.
>  Additionally I would require that each FTL fighter be required to
>high endurance.  This not only makes sense, since it cannot reload, but
> makes the FTL fighter a little expensive to compensate for the fact
that a
>carrier has to pay for its thrust rating as a capital ship.  This
combined with
>the fact the FTL fighter has to have a hangar bay somewhere within 1
> distance will compensate.

I don't use the endurance rules, but I do only alow heavy fighters to
have FTL.

Thomas Heaney

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