Windcon and Starscream's first Sparkling December 18, 2005
"Swift speed shall lead the way."
Origin location: Decepticon Fortress Earth.
Siblings: Cloudburst, Streamchaser, Windstorm, and Windraker.
Spark date: December 18, 2005.
Status: Active Decepticon.
alignment: Vornling Study Halls.
Direct officer: Shockwave.
If there were any sparkling that would win the trophy for most improved player it would be
Starcon. She has adjusted to her move from Earth to Cybetron with great success. Her natural flight skills have made those
around her work harder as well as see her as not just some cocky kid.
Starcon accelerates at science, but it doesn’t
really interest her. She likes to be very social and work with those around her while ignoring the studies. This does get
her reprimanded and she often finds herself sitting in Shockwave’s office under his glare.
not part of the core sparkling team with Lenear, she does realize that Lenear likes to fly with her and each has learned new
things from the other.
Unsure of herself and what others are going to think of her due to her relations and the history
there of she is timid and slow to answer when questioned.
Sharp and quick witted Starcon will attempt to get her things
done before the class trying to win approval.
Starcon is rather upset that she missed her sister being born, and it
is a touchy subject.
Starscream was unsure what would happen if it were to be found
out that Windcon was to bare a Sparkling so close to the battle at Autobot city so there was no news of her creation. Once
Windcon had the all clear and was sent to Earth news finally filtered out that Megatron was to have a grandchild.
The classic Earth looking Seeker Starcon as no blues but deep reds in their place
online in near silence Starcon only remembers Earth. Under the watchful optics of Starscream, Starcon has learned many things,
but her teasing of the Decepticon on base as forced Starscream to send her to the Academy on Cybertron before schedule.
and Syndication noticeably do not get a long and some fights have been recorded.
want to impress can lead her to do things too quickly and miss steps in between things causing failure.
be added as she progresses.
Crew: 1 (Not needed)
Length: 63 ft 9 in (19.43 m)
Wingspan: 42 ft 10 in (13.05 m)
• Height: 18 ft 6 in (5.63 m)
• Wing area: 608 ft² (56.5 m²)
Airfoil: NACA 64A006.6 root, NACA 64A203 tip
• Empty weight: 32,000 lb
• Loaded weight: 44,500 lb (20,200
• Max takeoff weight: 68,000 lb (30,845 kg)
• Powerplant: 2× Pratt & Whitney F100-100, -220 or
-229 afterburning turbofans
o Dry thrust: 17,450 lbf (77.62 kN) each
o Thrust with afterburner: 25,000 lbf for -220;
29,000 lbf for -229 (111.2 kN for -220; 129.0 kN for -229) each
• Maximum speed:
o High altitude:
Mach 2.5+ (1,650+ mph, 2,660+ km/h)
o Low altitude: Mach 1.2 (900 mph, 1,450 km/h)
• Combat radius: 1,061 nmi
(1,222 mi, 1,967 km) for interdiction mission
• Ferry range: 3,450 mi (3,000 nmi, 5,550 km) with conformal fuel tanks
and three external fuel tanks
• Service ceiling: 65,000 ft (20,000 m)
• Rate of climb: >50,000 ft/min
• Wing loading: 73.1 lb/ft² (358 kg/m²)
• Thrust/weight: 1.12 (-220), 1.30 (-229)
Guns: 1× internally mounted 20 mm (0.787 in) M61A1 gatling gun, 940 rounds
• Hardpoints: four wing, four fuselage,
two wing stations, centerline station, optional fuselage pylons with a capacity of 16,000 lb (7,300 kg),
o AIM-120 AMRAAM
o AIM-9 Sidewinders
o Raytheon AN/APG-63 or AN/APG-70
Although several F-15C aircraft were produced with APG-70 radar, all have been retrofitted to the AN/APG-63(V)1
o Raytheon AN/APG-63(V)1 or
o Raytheon AN/APG-63(V)2 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) or
Raytheon AN/APG-63(V)3 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA)
Both active AF and ANG F-15Cs will receive
another (up to) 48 V3 units between 2009-2015, over the existing 19 aircraft.
or AN/APX-119 Identify Friend/Foe (IFF) interrogator
o Magnavox AN/ALQ-128 Electronic Warfare Warning Set (EWWS) -part
of Tactical Electronic Warfare Systems (TEWS)
o Loral AN/ALR-56 Radar Warning Receiver (RWR)-part of Tactical Electronic
Warfare Systems (TEWS)
o Northrop ALQ-135 Internal Countermeasures System (ICS) - part of Tactical Electronic Warfare Systems
o AN/ALE-45 chaff/flare dispensers
o Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System
Cargo/Travel Pod - to carry personal belongings, and small pieces of maintenance equipment.
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