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== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
*Despite being claimed to have high vacuum efficiency, the records are actually false when you compare this with the Wolfhound, which is far more efficient, and [https://forum.kerbalspaceprogram.com/index.php?/topic/172401-the-wolfhound-and-the-skiffs-stats-seem-to-be-switched/| realize that the 2 engines’ stats are actually swapped, especially if you factor in their real-world counterparts for comparison].  
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*Despite being claimed to have high vacuum efficiency, the records are actually false when you compare this with the Wolfhound, which is far more efficient, and [https://forum.kerbalspaceprogram.com/index.php?/topic/172401-the-wolfhound-and-the-skiffs-stats-seem-to-be-switched/| realize that the 2 engines’ stats are actually swapped, especially if you factor in their real-world counterparts for comparison].  Fortunately, this only affects realism and therefore the [[Wolfhound]] is higher up the [[Tech Tree]] than this engine.
 
=== Real-world comparison ===
 
=== Real-world comparison ===
 
The RE-I2 was inspired by the American [[w:Rocketdyne J-2|J-2 engine]].
 
The RE-I2 was inspired by the American [[w:Rocketdyne J-2|J-2 engine]].

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RE-I2 "Skiff" Liquid Fuel Engine
Part image
Liquid fuel engine by
Rockomax Conglomerate

Radial size Large
Cost (total) 2 300.00 Funds
Mass (total) 1.60 t
Drag 0.2-0.3
Max. Temp. 2000 K
Volume  ?
Impact Tolerance 7 m/s
Research Heavier rocketry.png Heavier Rocketry
Unlock cost 9 200 Funds
Since version 1.4.1
Part configuration LiquidEngineRE-I2.cfg
Maximum thrust (1 atm) 240.91 kN
(vacuum) 300.00 kN
Isp (1 atm) 265 s
(vacuum) 330 s
Fuel consumption 18.54 Units of fuel/s


Thrust vectoring 2 °

Product description

The Skiff is well suited for local planet hopping. High vacuum efficiency for this powerful upper stage drive will get you further.

Rockomax Conglomerate

Variants

As of version 1.4.1 this engine has two models that can be switched in the editor.

Shrouded variant
Bare variant
The different variants of the engine

Trivia

Real-world comparison

The RE-I2 was inspired by the American J-2 engine.

Changes

1.6
  • Increased unlock cost from 4500 to 9200
  • Increased cost from 1500 to 2300
  • Increased mass from 1 to 1.6
  • Increased crash tolerance from 6 to 7
1.4.5
  • Added ModuleTestSubject
1.4.1
  • Initial Release