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Cobra Mk III blueprint

This is the blueprint for the Faulcon DeLacy Cobra Mk III. The iconic ship of Elite and the best multipurpose ship in the game.

First introduced in version 0.1 Alpha. The ship pre-dates stations in the game!

Thanks to CMDR Aidan Abacus & the CMDRs of www.elitedangerous.de for German translations. Thanks to CMDR Nicou, CMDR Aymerix & CMDR Duita Rider of www.elite-dangerous.fr for French translations.

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Viper MK III blueprint

This is the blueprint of the Faulcon DeLacy Viper Mk III. The station patrol ship used all across the galaxy.

First introduced in version 0.1 Beta 1. It was the de-facto combat ship until the Vulture, Federal Assault Ship and Fer De Lance were introduced.

Thanks to CMDR Aidan Abacus & the CMDRs of www.elitedangerous.de for German translations. Thanks to CMDR Nicou, CMDR Aymerix & CMDR Duita Rider of www.elite-dangerous.fr for French translations.

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Imperial Eagle blueprint

This is the blueprint for the Gutamaya Imperial Eagle, the faster and dare I say, sexier, version of the classic Eagle. The wealthy commander's racing ship on weekends!

First introduced in version 1.4 after an early reveal at LaveCon 2015.

Thanks to CMDR Aidan Abacus & the CMDRs of www.elitedangerous.de for German translations. Thanks to CMDR Nicou, CMDR Aymerix & CMDR Duita Rider of www.elite-dangerous.fr for French translations.

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Beluga Liner blueprint

This is the blueprint for the Saud Kruger Beluga Liner. This passenger craft is the largest ship in the game and provides first class travel to passengers across the galaxy.

First introduced in version 2.2 with the Guardians expansion.

Hauler blueprint

This is the blueprint of the Zorgon Peterson Hauler. The first real trade ship any commander owns. With big cargo capacity and a decent jump range, it's main weakness is being armed with only one hard-point.

First introduced in version 0.1 Gamma 2.

Thanks to CMDR Aidan Abacus & the CMDRs of www.elitedangerous.de for German translations. Thanks to CMDR Nicou, CMDR Aymerix & CMDR Duita Rider of www.elite-dangerous.fr for French translations.

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Eagle MK II blueprint

This is the blueprint for the Core Dynamics Eagle Mk II combat craft. A favourite of feds everywhere and a pre-order bonus in the Elite: Dangerous "Mercenary Pack" back in 2014 with some green ship skins and a cool skull decal.

First introduced in version 0.1 Alpha 4.

Thanks to CMDR Aidan Abacus & the CMDRs of www.elitedangerous.de for German translations. Thanks to CMDR Nicou, CMDR Aymerix & CMDR Duita Rider of www.elite-dangerous.fr for French translations. Thanks to CMDR Nyra, with the help of CMDR Kimanuel and CMDR XPi2, from Corsarios de Heimdal for Spanish translations.

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Sidewinder blueprint

Here is the blueprint for the Faulcon DeLacy Sidewinder. An excellent multi purpose ship, everybody's start craft and the best taxi in the galaxy!

First introduced in version 0.1 Alpha and added to CQC in version 1.4.

Thanks to CMDR Aidan Abacus & the CMDRs of www.elitedangerous.de for German translations. Thanks to CMDR Nicou, CMDR Aymerix & CMDR Duita Rider of www.elite-dangerous.fr for French translations. Thanks to CMDR Nyra, with the help of CMDR Kimanuel and CMDR XPi2, from Corsarios de Heimdal for Spanish translations.

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GU97 Imperial Fighter blueprint

This blueprint is of the Gutamaya GU-97 Imperial Fighter. A short-range fighter favoured by the Empire's navy.

First introduced in version 1.5 as the third ship for CQC (after the Condor and Sidewinder) - added to main game as ship-launched fighter in version 2.2.

Taipan Short Range Fighter blueprint

This bueprint is of the Lakon Spaceways Taipan, known as the "Independant Fighter".

First introduced in version 2.2 for Guardians update - added to main game as ship-launched fighter, but no news on if it will be added to CQC/Arena.