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The F8C Lightning is a small 1-person heavy fighter and is the civilian variant of the F8A Lightning from Anvil Aerospace. It is a reward reaching the Concierge level Wing Commander[1] and will also be able to be purchased in the Persistent Universe after completing a yet unspecified task in Squadron 42.[2] It has six weapon hardpoints, one turret mount and two missile racks.

Few vehicles employed by the proud men and women who serve in our Empire's Navy inspire the awe of the legendary F8 Lightning. A force to be reckoned with, the F8 has secured Humanity's freedom from numerous threats at home and abroad countless times. Now, that same next generation space superiority fighter is available to become a part of your personal fleet with the Anvil F8C civilian variant.

Features[]

Armament

  • It has a total of six weapon hardpoints
    • two size 3 weapon hardpoints below the cockpit that are equipped with size 3 CF-337 Panther Repeaters,
    • two size 3 hardpoints below the wings that are equipped with size 3 M5A Cannons,
    • and two size 4 hardpoints below the wings that are equipped with size 4 M6A Cannons.
  • One turret is located on top that is equipped with two size 3 M5A Cannons.
  • Two size 3 missile racks are located next to the turret, one to the right and left each, and are loaded with four Ignite II infrared missiles.

Default ship loadout[]

Note.png For further information about hardpoints, see Component hardpoints and How the hardpoints table works.

Avionics
Type Quantity Size Grade Class Manufacturer Model

Logo Radar.png Radars
1
Unknown
Ecouter
Systems
Type Quantity Size Grade Class Manufacturer Model

Logo Power Plants.png Power Plants
1
 S  2
C
Military
Logo Aegis Dynamics.png AEGS
Maelstrom
Logo Coolers.png Coolers
2
 S  1
B
Military
Logo Aegis Dynamics.png AEGS
Polar
Logo Shield Generators.png Shield Generators
4
 S  1
C
Stealth
Logo Ascension Astro clear.png ASAS
Shimmer

Propulsion systems
Type Quantity Size Grade Class Manufacturer Model
Logo Quantum Drives.png Quantum Drives
1
 S  1
C
Civilian
Logo Tarsus Electronics clear.png TARS
Expedition
Thrusters
Logo Main Thrusters.png Main Thrusters Logo Maneuvering Thrusters.png Maneuvering Thrusters
Quantity Model Quantity Model

3
Main Thruster
12
Gimbal Maneuvering Thruster
2
Retro Thruster

Weapons
Quantity Weapon size Hardpoint size Weapon model Manufacturer Weapon type
2x1
 S  4
 S  4
M6A Cannon
Logo Behring Applied Technology.png BEHR
Laser Cannon
2x1
 S  3
 S  3
M5A Cannon
Logo Behring Applied Technology.png BEHR
Laser Cannon
2x1
 S  3
 S  3
CF-337 Panther Repeater
Logo Klaus and Werner clear.png KLWE
Laser Repeater
Turrets
Quantity Weapon size Turret type Weapon model Manufacturer Weapon type
1x2
 S  3
Remote
M5A Cannon
Logo Behring Applied Technology.png BEHR
Laser Repeater
Missiles
Quantity Missile size Missile model Manufacturer Tracking signal Rack size Rack model
2x2
 S  2
Ignite II
Logo Firestorm Kinetics clear.png FSKI
Infrared
 S  3
MSD-322 Missile Rack
Utility Items
Quantity Item size Hardpoint size Item model Manufacturer Item type
1x1
 S  5
 S  5
Unknown
Unknown
Weapon Mount

In game availability[]

Dealership[]

Not available for purchase.

Rental[]

Note.png See Renting for a full list.

Not available for renting.

Paints[]

Trivia[]

Gallery[]

Videos[]

See also[]

Patch history[]

References[]

  1. Official Star Citizen Website "Concierge Levels and Rewards". Retrieved July 16, 2021.
  2. RobertsSpaceInd (2018) youtube.com: Star Citizen: Reverse the Verse LIVE - Squadron 42 Q&A 11:07. Retrieved July 17, 2021.
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