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"Condor, coming in!"
JD
"...and Condor going down!"
Del, after seeing a Windflare destroy a Condor.

The Condor was a fixed wing, four engine turboprop and military aircraft. It served as an aerial transport vehicle for the Air Corps of the Coalition of Ordered Governments in the post-Locust War era. The Condor's primary function was to air-drop the DeeBees into battle from the low altitudes. Despite it's speed, maneuverability and durability, it was not suited to fly in extreme weather conditions such as the Windflares and could be downed by ground-based weapons fire.

HistoryEdit

"Every Condor we lose means fewer reinforcements."
—First Lieutenant Fahz Chutani during the Evacuation of Settlement 2

The Condor was designed and introduced into the Coalition of Ordered Governments Air Corps some time after the Locust War and Lambent Pandemic between 17 A.E. and 42 A.E. It saw action during the final encounters of the Outsider Movement and the onset of the Swarm War. At least, three are lost when First Minister Mina Jinn sent the COG DeeBees after James Dominic Fenix and Delmont Walker who she believed are related to the recent disappearances of the COG citizens which are the Swarm abductions in truth. Two fell to the Windflares over the Stroud Estate and a third to fire from a Twin-Barrel Turret used by Gary Carmine at Fort Umson.[1]

As the Swarm War began in earnest, the Condors continued to provide DeeBee reinforcements to the Gear squads, but the utility of the DeeBees became severely hampered by the discovery of Flocks which are able to use Leeches to subvert and control the DeeBees. Multiple Condors are also downed across Tyrus and Vasgar by the Swarm attacks and their complements of DeeBees are corrupted.[2]

Known CondorsEdit

Behind the scenesEdit

  • The Condor appears to be based on the real-world AC-130, C-130 Hercules or the An-12 Cub.

AppearancesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Gears of War 4
  2. Gears 5
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