Shock Cone Intake

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Shock Cone Intake
Part image
Air intake by
C7 Aerospace Division
Cost (total) 3 050.00 Funds
(dry) 3 050.00 Funds
Mass (total) 0.13 t
(dry) 0.12 t
Drag 0.3
Max. Temp. 2400 K
Impact Tolerance 7 m/s
Research Hypersonic flight.png Hypersonic Flight
Unlock cost 21 000 Funds
Since version 0.25
Part configuration circularIntake
Intake speed 5
Intake area 0.75 m2
Maximum intake air 0.9 Air unit

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The Shock Cone Intake is an air intake for jet engines. It currently[outdated] has the largest intake area, with 20% more area than than the Ram Air Intake, and 50% more than the Circular Intake. Its larger area induces more drag (when toggled “Open”), but improves upon the Ram Air Intake's ability to collect intake air at the highest reaches of an oxygenated atmosphere. At 0.024 tonnes empty, the shock cone is proportionally heavier than either, partially offsetting this advantage.

Originally a part of the Spaceplane Plus mod, it has become a stock part as of version 0.25.

Product description

A shocking new intake from the C7 Aerospace Division that brought you much adored parts such as the Delta Wing and Standard Nosecone


  • Initial release