Steve Jackson Games - Site Navigation
Home General Info Follow Us Search Illuminator Store Forums What's New Other Games Ogre GURPS Munchkin Our Games: Home

Go Back   Steve Jackson Games Forums > Roleplaying > GURPS

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-10-2010, 01:25 AM   #1
copeab's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: near Houston
Default [WWII] Weiss WM 21 Solyom recon/light bomber (Hungary)

Weiss WM 21 Solyom (Falcon) recon/light bomber
Copyright 2010 by Brandon Cope

The Hungarian WM 21 was an improved version of the Fokker C.V biplane, mounting a much larger engine than normally fitted, which improved top speed significantly. The plane was used for reconnaissance and light bomber duties until 1942, when it was pulled back to Hungary for use as a trainer and liason aircraft. By 1943, it had been withdrawn from service. 128 were built, with the plane entering service in 1938.

The WM 21 had a crew of two (pilot and observer) and uses 29.2 gallons of aviation gas per hour at routine usage.

Subassemblies: Medium Fighter chassis +3, Light Fighter Wings with Biplane option +2, three fixed wheels +0.
P&P: 649-kW aerial gasoline engine with 649-kW old prop and 120-gallon standard fuel tanks [Body]; 2,000-kW batteries.
Occ: 2 XCS Cargo: 0

Body: 2/2C
Wings: 2/2W
Wheels: 3/5

2¥Aircraft LMG [Body:F] (500 rounds each)
Aircraft LMG [Body:B] (500 rounds)
250-lb bomb [Body:U]
10¥25-lb bombs [Wings:U]

Body: Medium radio receiver and transmitter, navigation instruments, autopilot, 250 lb hardpoint. Wings: Five 25-lb hardpoints each.

Size: 32'x42'x11'
Payload: 0.89 tons
Lwt: 3.79 tons
Volume:* 200
Maint.: 71 hours
Price: $7,800

HT: 8
HP: 120 Body, 135 each Wing, 12 each Wheel

aSpeed: 199
aAccel: 4
aDecel: 26
aMR: 6.25
aSR: 1

Stall: 64 mph
-1 mph per loaded hardpoint

Design Notes
The historical wing area of 353 sf has been used. Design speed was 213 mph. Performance numbers (other than top speed) include loaded hardpoints.

Some aircraft may have had one (rather than two) forward-firing machine gun.

The body had metal and fabric skin, but the design used the cloth option. To increase weight to the historical limit, the wooden wings were both given wooden armor and the wing cost and weight were given the same modifiers as wooden armor.
A generous and sadistic GM,
Brandon Cope

GURPS 3e stuff:

Last edited by copeab; 08-10-2010 at 06:00 AM. Reason: Fixed service entry year
copeab is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-10-2010, 05:11 AM   #2
BlackLiger's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2010
Default Re: [WWII] Weiss WM 21 Solyom recon/light bomber (Hungary)

The plane entered service in 1038? Wow, thats an OLD plane. ;)
BlackLiger is offline   Reply With Quote

aircraft, hungary, reconnaisance, wwii

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Fnords are Off
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:52 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.