POTD: Mini Gun For Your Airplane – Brought To You By Dillon Aero

    This is how you do a machine gun in the sky. Dillon Aero makes a self contained gun pod that you can mount under the wing of your airplane. It is a minigun for your plane, as long as your plane has a NATO bomb rack.

    • Self-contained system
      –   Dillon M134D-H Minigun
      –   3,000-round magazine capacity
      –   Rapidly removable nose and tail cone for easy gun or magazine access
      –   Conformal Remote Gun Control Unit (RGCU)
      –   Conformal dedicated 24 VDC Li-ion battery
      –   Trickle charge capable from aircraft power
      –   Quick Change Ammunition Magazine
      –   Last Round Switch (approx. 100 rounds remaining) with pilot override interrupt
      –   Integral bore sight adjustment +/- 2.5°
      –   Mounts to 14” Standard NATO bomb rack
      –   Optional Dillon hardback mount available to integrate the Gun Pod onto the standard Russian bomb rack used on
      –   Russian aircraft, Mi-24, Mi-17 etc.
      –   Capable of 400 kt airspeed at sea level
    • Weight
      –   162 lb (73.5 kg) empty
      –   350 lb (158.8 kg) estimated when loaded
    • Dimensions
      –   Height: 15.4” (39.1 cm)
      –   Width: 13.1” (33.3 cm)
      –   Length: 92.9” (236 cm) with long barrels
    • Aircraft interface cabling
      –   Master arm
      –   Trigger
      –   Last round switch override
      –   Battery trickle charge
      –   Optional indicator light signals