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[[File:Fröhlichwaffe Low Visibility.png|thumb|Fröhlichwaffe Low Visibility Logo.]]
 
[[File:Fröhlichwaffe Low Visibility.png|thumb|Fröhlichwaffe Low Visibility Logo.]]
 
The '''Fröhlichwaffe''' was the air force division of the armed forces of the [[Essexia|Commonwealth of Essexia]]. On the 17th June 2019, at the [[Danbury Conference]], it was decided that the Fröhlichwaffe would be divided into a Fleet Air Arm and Army Air Arm.  
 
The '''Fröhlichwaffe''' was the air force division of the armed forces of the [[Essexia|Commonwealth of Essexia]]. On the 17th June 2019, at the [[Danbury Conference]], it was decided that the Fröhlichwaffe would be divided into a Fleet Air Arm and Army Air Arm.  
== History ==
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==History==
The Fröhlichwaffe was established on the 8th of July 2018, when Lord Jack was contracted by [[Emperor Terry of Essexia|Emperor Terry]] to construct an aerial vehicle for the protection of Essexia. The result was the R/C-01 'Pelican', which couldn't fly, and was a hand-built glider. The only example of an Essexian-built active service air vehicle is the R/C-04 H-1 Hummingbird, a utility helicopter developed on the 1st May 2019. The Fröhlichwaffe's name roughly translates to "Cheerful Weapons", or "Cheerful Air".
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The Fröhlichwaffe was established on the 8th of July 2018, when Earl Jack was contracted by [[Emperor Terry of Essexia|Emperor Terry]] to construct an aerial vehicle for the protection of Essexia. The result was the R/C-01 'Pelican', which couldn't fly, and was a hand-built glider. The only example of an Essexian-built active service air vehicle is the H-1 Hummingbird, a utility helicopter developed on the 1st May 2019. The Fröhlichwaffe's name roughly translates to "Cheerful Weapons", or "Cheerful Air".
  
 
Squadrons were introduced on the 1st May 2019, when the H-1 Hummingbird was put into active service. It was given '1st Helicopter Squadron', leaving the F-1 and F-2 to be placed in '2nd Attack Squadron'.
 
Squadrons were introduced on the 1st May 2019, when the H-1 Hummingbird was put into active service. It was given '1st Helicopter Squadron', leaving the F-1 and F-2 to be placed in '2nd Attack Squadron'.
  
=== X-1 Pelican ===
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===X-1 Pelican===
 
The R/C-01 'Pelican' was a hand-crafted glider built by Lord Jack for Emperor Terry, however it has never left testing due to its inability to glide or fly.
 
The R/C-01 'Pelican' was a hand-crafted glider built by Lord Jack for Emperor Terry, however it has never left testing due to its inability to glide or fly.
  
=== F-1 Raptor ===
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===D-1 Raptor===
The R/C-02 'Raptor' is a radio defence vehicle ordered by Lord Jack for the fröhlichwaffe. It has the ability to vertically take off and land, and is carrier-capable. It is part of the 2nd Attack Squadron.
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Previously the F-1 'Raptor', this is a radio defence vehicle ordered by Lord Jack for the fröhlichwaffe. It has the ability to vertically take off and land, and is carrier-capable. It is part of the 1st Sea Defence Squadron with the FAA on Fleet Defence.
  
=== F-2 Bear ===
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===A-1 Sea Bear===
The R/C-03 'Bear' is a radio defence vehicle ordered by Lord Jack for the fröhlichwaffe. It has the ability to fly at relatively fast speeds horizontally, and is carrier capable. On the 27th of August 2018, the REQ ''Jaywick'' super carrier was fitted with a ski ramp to allow the R/C-03 'Bear' to successfully take off from the carrier for the first time. It is part of 2nd Attack Squadron.
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Previously the F-2 'Bear', this is a radio defence vehicle ordered by Lord Jack for the fröhlichwaffe. It has the ability to fly at relatively fast speeds horizontally, and is carrier capable. On the 27th of August 2018, the REQ ''Jaywick'' super carrier was fitted with a ski ramp to allow the R/C-03 'Bear' to successfully take off from the carrier for the first time. It is part of the 2nd Attack Squadron with the FAA on Anti-Ship strike.
 
 
=== H-1 Hummingbird ===
 
The R/C-04 'Hummingbird' is Essexia's first home-made aircraft to see active service. It is a 4-rotor helocopter currently based in the 1st Helocopter Squadron onboard the REC ''Jaywick''. It is part of the 1st Helicopter Squadron.
 
  
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===H-1 Hummingbird===
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The H-1 'Hummingbird' is Essexia's first home-made aircraft to see active service. It is a 4-rotor helicopter currently based in the 1st Helicopter Squadron on board the REC ''Jaywick''.
  
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=== X-2 Gull ===
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Planned to be a test bed for future domestic aircraft technologies, the X-2 Gull is currently being designed by Earl Jack.
 
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[[Category:Essexia]]
 
[[Category:Military]]
 
[[Category:Military]]

Revision as of 02:00, 19 October 2019

Fröhlichwaffe
Fröhlichwaffe Flag.jpg
Flag of the Fröhlichwaffe
Active 8 July 2018 - 19 June 2019
Headquarters Les Paddocks
Leadership
Head of Air Forces Lord Adam of Essexia
The Fröhlichwaffe logo, based upon the RAF logo.
Basic Fröhlichwaffe logo, which is used on all Essexian military aircraft.
Fröhlichwaffe Low Visibility Logo.

The Fröhlichwaffe was the air force division of the armed forces of the Commonwealth of Essexia. On the 17th June 2019, at the Danbury Conference, it was decided that the Fröhlichwaffe would be divided into a Fleet Air Arm and Army Air Arm.

History

The Fröhlichwaffe was established on the 8th of July 2018, when Earl Jack was contracted by Emperor Terry to construct an aerial vehicle for the protection of Essexia. The result was the R/C-01 'Pelican', which couldn't fly, and was a hand-built glider. The only example of an Essexian-built active service air vehicle is the H-1 Hummingbird, a utility helicopter developed on the 1st May 2019. The Fröhlichwaffe's name roughly translates to "Cheerful Weapons", or "Cheerful Air".

Squadrons were introduced on the 1st May 2019, when the H-1 Hummingbird was put into active service. It was given '1st Helicopter Squadron', leaving the F-1 and F-2 to be placed in '2nd Attack Squadron'.

X-1 Pelican

The R/C-01 'Pelican' was a hand-crafted glider built by Lord Jack for Emperor Terry, however it has never left testing due to its inability to glide or fly.

D-1 Raptor

Previously the F-1 'Raptor', this is a radio defence vehicle ordered by Lord Jack for the fröhlichwaffe. It has the ability to vertically take off and land, and is carrier-capable. It is part of the 1st Sea Defence Squadron with the FAA on Fleet Defence.

A-1 Sea Bear

Previously the F-2 'Bear', this is a radio defence vehicle ordered by Lord Jack for the fröhlichwaffe. It has the ability to fly at relatively fast speeds horizontally, and is carrier capable. On the 27th of August 2018, the REQ Jaywick super carrier was fitted with a ski ramp to allow the R/C-03 'Bear' to successfully take off from the carrier for the first time. It is part of the 2nd Attack Squadron with the FAA on Anti-Ship strike.

H-1 Hummingbird

The H-1 'Hummingbird' is Essexia's first home-made aircraft to see active service. It is a 4-rotor helicopter currently based in the 1st Helicopter Squadron on board the REC Jaywick.

X-2 Gull

Planned to be a test bed for future domestic aircraft technologies, the X-2 Gull is currently being designed by Earl Jack.