Ship Review - Ghavial

[Ghavial pic]

This ship seems rather slow and unwieldy, although it is probably a natural progression between fast and manoeuvrable but small to large but sluggish and cumbersome. The cargo space fits in the gap of original Elite ships between the one-man trader (Cobra Mk III) and the larger freighters (Python, Boa, etc). The equipment is reasonable, and not overpriced. With the cargo space available you sometimes have to carry mixed load, as there might not be enough computers or furs or whatever you want to trade in at the space station. The biggest problem for the Ghavial is that at a casual glance from a distance it can be mistaken for an asteroid (well, I've done that once or twice!)

[Rotating Ghavial]
Price      Space  Range Speed    Manvre Lasers Missiles
379500 cr  55     8 ly  0.25 LM  CF 5   4      3

IFF  ECM  Pulse Beam Military Scoops Escape Hyper Energy Dock GalHyp
400  600  400   1000 3000     525    300    550   1500   1500 5000
Recommended equipment:
Whatever you want, although there probably isn't much point in having side lasers.


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