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Northrop VF-1 FDE undergoing final assembly at their Macross Island facility
Cutaway view of the VF-1J Valkyrie Veritech Fighter
Labelled VF-1J cutaway. (September 2014 issue of Combat Aircraft.)
VF-1J GERWALK citaway.
VF-1J Battloid cutaway.
VF-1 Valkyrie external detail views.
Northrop VF-1A, details of canopy and boarding ladder.
Early VF-1 landing gear. Shown with catapult and jet blast shields from the UES Prometheus.
Late production VF-1 Valkyrie landing gear illustration.
Early VF-1 wing with flaps and leading edge slats deployed.
Early VF-1 wing with flaps and leading edge slats deployed. From Block 8 onward, VF-1 wings also incorporated wing mounted air brakes.
Main air brake as deployed on a Block 4 VF-1A.
Pictures of a one-off pressurized infant crib, as used for transporting the daughter of Commanders Maximilian and Mirya Sterling prior to the capture of the Robotech Factory Satellite.
Manipulator arms from a VF-1S and open access panels on a VF-1D. Though these arms were only installed on a limited number of VF-1s, their utility in certain situations was undeniable. This illustration shows how they would be used to manually detach the nose section of a VF-1.
Battle damaged VF-1D with its crew accommodations in the raised position.
Picture of a battle damaged VF-1J during the First Robotech War.
VF-1 Valkyrie scale comparisons.
Size comparison between the VF-1 Valkyrie and a pre-war Grumman F-14 Tomcat.
Scale comparisons of (from left to right) GBP-1S Armored Valkyrie, VF-1J Valkyrie, ADR-04 Defender, MBR-04 Tomahawk, MBR-07 Spartan, Glaug Officer’s Pod, Regult Battle Pod, a human, a full sized Zentraedi and (background) a HWR-00 Monster.
VF-1 Valkyrie propulsion systems.
Nakajima/P&W/Rolls-Royce FF-2001 fusion turbine system cutaway.
External views of the FF-2001 and the VF-1’s two dimensional thrust vectoring nozzles.
At speeds above Mach 3, the pre-compressor stage was bypassed, allowing the FF-2001 to operate in RAM/SCLAM jet mode.
P&W LHP04 low-thrust vernier thruster detail.
Miscellaneous VF-1 pictures.
Project Trapeze: VF-1 attached to an external fuel tank from an NR-707 shuttle.
Recovered battle damaged VF-1 Valkyrie during the First Robotech War. Picture taken on the hanger deck of the UES Prometheus.
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Original artwork by: Shoji Kawamori, Miyatake Kazutaka, Haruhiko Mikimoto and Hidetaka Tenjin
Images From – Macross Perfect Memory and other macross books, Variable Fighter Master File VF-1 Valkyrie, Macross Mecha Manual
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