Corsair

Large exploration ship manufactured by Drake
Quick facts:
Corsair
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Flight ready
Corsair
Role
Exploration
Size
Large (S4/M)
Loaner
Capacity
Crew
1 – 4
Cargo
72 SCU72,000 KµSCU <br />72,000,000 µSCU <br />
Stowage
72,000 KµSCU72 SCU <br />72,000,000 µSCU <br />
Cost
Standalone
$ 250.00€ 252.50 <br />£ 212.50 <br /> ($ 215.00€ 217.15 <br />£ 182.75 <br />)
Warbond
$ 225.00€ 227.25 <br />£ 191.25 <br /> ($ 195.00€ 196.95 <br />£ 165.75 <br />)
Availability
Time-limited sales
Claim
17m
Expedite
5m 40s
Expedite fee
6,805 aUEC
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Specifications
Length
53 m0.053 km <br />5,300 cm <br />
Width
30 m0.03 km <br />3,000 cm <br /> (27 m0.027 km <br />2,700 cm <br />)
Height
25 m0.025 km <br />2,500 cm <br /> (11 m0.011 km <br />1,100 cm <br />)
Mass
445,456 kg445.456 t <br />
Scm speed
150 m/s540 km/h <br />
0 to scm
2.787 s
Scm to 0
5.454 s
Max speed
950 m/s3,420 km/h <br />
0 to max
17.654 s
Max to 0
34.544 s
Roll rate
85 °/s
Pitch rate
27 °/s
Yaw rate
27 °/s
Hydrogen capacity
4,691,200 L4,691.2 SCU <br />
Hydrogen intake
54 L/s0.054 SCU/s <br />
Quantum capacity
6,900 L6.9 SCU <br />
Cross section
None
Electromagnetic
None
Infrared
None
Physical
- 58 %
Energy
None
Distortion
None
Thermal
None
Biochemical
None
Stun
- 100 %
Health
91,000 ❤️

The Drake Corsair is a multi-crew explorer that gives up defenses for a focus on versatility and firepower. It has asymmetric convertible wings, and a large cargo hold. Up to four crew can be accommodated in the Corsair's functional quarters, and a full complement of scanning suites along with a pair of quantum fuel tanks provide the means and method of exploring distant, dangerous stars.[1]

Features

Weaponry
It boasts six fixed guns and three turrets along with four missile racks for an impressive array of firepower in an exploration vessel, enough to make even the hardiest pirate think twice.[2] Furthermore, the dorsal and lateral turrets can fully point forward, adding to the already impressive frontal firepower of the ship.
On-Board Facilities
Top-flight crew quarters and a full complement of state-of-the-art scanning suites combine to provide a powerful exploration platform
Rear Ramp/Cargo/Vehicle Storage
With enough room for either a ground exploration vehicle or a bounty of cargo, the Corsair's hold is vast and versatile
Additional Storage
With enough room for every exploration endeavor the Corsair's storage containers are there to fulfill those needs.
    • 4x Bunker Storage - 650k uSCU
    • 1x Gun Rack - Fits 6 regular guns and 6 small arms
    • 2x Big Gun Racks - Fit 1 size 5 weapon each
    • 8x Armor Lockers

Specifications

Sc-icon-turret.svg Turret
2x
S2
2x
S1
300/∞ Ammunition
2x
S6
Left, Right
4x
S2
4x
S1
300/∞ Ammunition
Defensive devices
1x
S1
5/5 Ammunition
1x
S1
48/48 Ammunition
Vehicle part
1x
S1
12,500 ❤️
1x
S1
1x
S1
5,000 ❤️
1x
S1
1x
S1
1x
S1
12,500 ❤️
1x
S1

Model

Ship profile

Isometric Above Port-side Front Rear Below
Corsair in space - Isometric.jpg
Corsair in space - Above.jpg
Corsair in space - Port.jpg
Corsair in space - Front.jpg
Corsair in space - Rear.jpg
Corsair in space - Below.jpg
Above Port-side Front Rear Below
Corsair - Line Drawing - Above.png
Corsair - Line Drawing - Port.png
Corsair - Line Drawing - Front.png
Corsair - Line Drawing - Rear.png
Corsair - Line Drawing - Below.png

Paints

Image Paint Name Description Price (aUEC) Price ($)
Corsair Commando in space - Isometric.jpg
"Commando" Army green in colour with dark grey and yellow accents. [not available] 7.50 [3]
Corsair Eternity in space - Isometric.jpg
"Eternity" Silver and grey in colour with red accents. [not available] 7.50 [4]
Corsair Ghoulish Green in space - Isometric.jpg
"Ghoulish Green" Metallic green colour with dark grey accents.

Limited sale. Only available during the annual Day of the Vara event. [5]

[not available] 11.00
Corsair Hinterland in space - Isometric.jpg
"Hinterland" Pale yellow and dark grey in colour. [not available] 7.50 [6]

Universe availability

Gallery

Development

  • The Corsair was first introduced in 2017-12-01 in the vote "YOU Pick the Next Drake Ship". It came last in the vote to be the next Drake ship by backers with 19% of 37696 voters.[7]
  • During the 2950 Drake Defensecon, the ship was on display at the Riker Memorial Spaceport in Area18. It was represented by a downscaled holographic display of the model.[8] On May 5, 2021 it was revealed that the Corsair was in production and to be implemented in game with an allocated work schedule of 6 weeks.[9]
  • The Corsair became flight ready on 2022-11-18, with the release of Alpha 3.17.4.[10]

See also

References

  1. Corsair - Ship Brochure
  2. Drake Corsair - Sail the Stars Comm-Link. Transmission - Comm-Link
  3. Corsair Commando Paint. Pledge Store. Retrieved 2022-11-19
  4. Corsair Eternity Paint. Pledge Store. Retrieved 2022-11-19
  5. Halloween 2023. Transmission - Comm-Link. Retrieved 2023-10-13
  6. Corsair Hinterland Paint. Pledge Store. Retrieved 2022-11-19
  7. YOU Pick the Next Drake Ship. Citizens - Comm-Link
  8. Alpha 3.9.1 in-game survey during Drake Defensecon
  9. Roadmap Roundup - May 5th, 2021. Spectrum
  10. Star Citizen Alpha 3.17.4 patch notes. Comm-Link. Retrieved 2022-11-19
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