FL-R25 RCS Fuel Tank

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The FL-R25 RCS Fuel Tank provides fuel to the spaceship's RCS thrusters.


RCS fuel tanks provide fuel for all RCS thrusters of the ship. There is no need to place the thrusters directly on the tank. If there are several RCS fuel tanks the lowest will be used first to avoid jettisoning full tanks while preserving empty ones. Similarly, RCS tanks are emptied radially from the outside in. Within a stage, radial position takes precedence over vertical.


These fuel tanks carry pressurized gas propellant for RCS thrusters. New advances in plumbing technology made it possible to route RCS lines to any point in the ship. So unlike liquid fuel tanks, RCS Fuel tanks can be placed anywhere.

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see also: Version History

  • Part introduced
  • RCS Fuel Tanks now drain symmetrically if placed using symmetry.