Hikiuma is available as either a new craft or a refit to an existing Ge-T1-1A - Transatmospheric Shuttle. They kept the overall appearance of the shuttle but replaced the original nacelles with more streamlined ones and upgraded the propulsion and other systems. Hikiuma means draft horse in Yamataian.
After years of selling the reliable Ge-T1-1A - Transatmospheric Shuttle Geshrinari Shipyards decided it was time to update the design. The effort consisted mostly of upgrading the various systems, to improve the performance of the shuttle.
The Hikiuma comes with a white hull, the new nacelles are mounted onto the original winglets on either side. There are the dorsal and ventral docking hatches, and a hatch on the port side. When the CDD are active they glow with a rainbow like effect. When they are inactive they appear dark red.
Crew: 2 operators are recommended, but only one is required. Maximum Capacity: There are accommodations for 52 people (2 pilots, 48 passengers, and 2 additional crew)
Length: About 11.5 meters (37.73 feet) Width: About 8 meters (26.25 feet) Height: Just over 2 meters (6.56 feet) Decks: 1
Continuum Distortion Drive: 5,000c (~0.57 ly/h) Sublight Engines: .375c (~112,422 kilometers per second) (~69,856 miles per second) Atmospheric: 1,225 kph (761.3 mph) Mach 1 Range: 10 days of travel (about 137 light-years at maximum speed). Lifespan: 20+ Years Refit Cycle: Once every 5 years
See Damage Rating (Version 3) for an explanation of the damage system.
The Hikiuma is equipped with the following systems: