:HEADER Express Courier Qliaf X-BS24, TL 14, 200 tons, MCr 95.5
 
 :COMMENTS
Using a 200-ton hull, the Qliaf courier is a private vessel used by government officials for travel and diplomatic purposes. It sports the Shozatinj type 54 jump drive, the Chiata Impulse B2 maneuver drive, and the Df-4 Diafrpa power plant, and is capable of Jump-4 and 2G acceleration. Fuel tankage supports 2 weeks of standard operations and one jump-4. Installed on the bridge is an advanced Model/5 fib computer, with a semi-organic brain-3. There are 9 staterooms and no low berths. The ship has one deployable, hybrid triple turret, which serves as en emergency lifepod. There is one ship's vehicle: a TL14 five-ton grav speeder. Cargo capacity is 16 tons. The ship is streamlined.

The Zhodani courier requires a crew of four: pilot/astrogator, engineer, medic and gunner. A qualified crewman operates the speeder. The ship can carry four passengers – the owner and his retinue – and an optional steward or fifth passenger.

:HISTORY

:DATA Vol No Label MCr Notes ----- -- ------------------------------ ----- ------------------------------ 200 Streamlined Hull, lifters 16 S, lifters 72 Jump Fuel (4 parsecs) 0 4 parsec jump, at 18t per parsec 3.3 Plant Fuel (0.5 months) 0 0.5 months 2 Landing legs with pads 2 3 Maneuver Drive-2 (B) 6 2 G 1 Fuel Scoops 0.1 1 Fuel Purifiers 0.1 1 Fuel Intakes 0.1 0 AV=28. 1 Kinetic Charged 0 1.98 Adv Semi-Organic Model/3 fib 15.7 0 AR Surf Communicator 1.5 0 AR Surf EMS 1.5 0 AR Surf Neutrino Detector 1.5 0 AR Surf Stealth Mask 1.5 0 AR Surf Visor 1.5 16 Cargo Hold Basic 0 0.5 Crew Shared Fresher 0.5 4 crew 1 Life Support Standard 1 10 person-months 8 4 Crew Stateroom 0.4 1 crew 4 Passenger Lounge 0 0.5 Shared Fresher 0.5 4 passengers 4.29 Adv PowerPlant-4 (D) 13 P 4 25 Imp Jump Drive-4 (D) 25 J 4 1.5 D T3de Hybrid L-S-M 3 1 2 Air Lock 0.2 9 Grav Speeder + niche 2.2 24 4 Luxury Stateroom 1.6 1 passenger + fresher 2 Standard Stateroom 0.1 1 passenger 12 3 Crew Lounge 0 5 Standard Bridge 0.5 1cc 3op 1ws -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 199 TOTALS 96