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By AARON SKETCHLEY ( Ver 1.0 2014.07.21

Mechanic: Plus UN 04A: Ghost X-9
"Mechanic: Plus UN 04A: Ghost X-9." Macross Chronicle. 15 Apr. 2010: 07-08.
"Mechanic: Plus UN 04A: Ghost X-9." Macross Chronicle Revised Ed.. 08 Jul. 2014: 01-04.

Table of Contents

Front [Pg 01-02]

Translator's note: the content of the original page has been expanded into 4 pages. In the following, [o] indicates new content not on the original page.

Illustration by Hidetaka Tenjin

Ghost X-9
The Evolved Model Of Fighter Aircraft That Had A Completely Independent Artificial Intelligence Built Into It

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Aircraft Explanation

Attached To: Earth Unified Forces
Length: under investigation
Height: under investigation
Empty Weight: under investigation
Engine: under investigation
Maximum Speed: under investigation
Standard Armaments: 5x Laser Guns, Highly-Manoeuvrable Missiles, Super Parts (2x Boosters, 4x Micro-Missile Launchers)

Size Comparison
VF-1J, X-9

Development Genealogy Chart
QF-3000E > X-9 > AIF-7S

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Operation Record
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[o] Aircraft Explanation

[o] Related Matter: The X-9's Successor Aircraft
The official adoption of the Ghost X-9 was let go due to the Sharon Apple Insident*. Nevertheless, its successor, the AIF-7 -which had its autonomous actions restrained- came to shoulder the core of the mobile forces in the 2050's. On the other hand, it also caused effects such as the degradation of the pilots' degree of training.

* Translator's note: I know it's a spelling error. But due to the hosts TOS...

[o] Right: The AIF-7S, the AIF-7 series's state-of-the-art aircraft in 2059. Its production and operating costs are low, and it was also popular in each Emigrant Fleet.

Airframe Structure

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When Equipped With Super Parts
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Left: Diamond-shaped hatches for the internal missile launchers are located in the unit sides of the Super Parts.

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Reverse - Right [Pg 04]

Airframe Structure Con't

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Up/Down: 29 High-Manoeuvrability Missiles are loaded into the vertically stored launcher. The firing direction can be adjusted 15 to the front or rear.

High-Manoeuvrability Missile Firing Port

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Four Orthographic Views

Down: side

Right: front

Left: lower side

Rear: rearward


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