| Don "Bomber" Epson.
HF wing Hammer. Wing position: Lead
An avereage pilot in looks and build, Don is nonetheless notably French
Canadian, being one of only two pilots in the Raider's capable of
Epson is a former flier of Quebec. When it broke apart from
Canada and went under French control he left the country and into
Ontario. He later left Ontario for the ISA. Spending
several years running booze into the Empire State, he took off for
Colorado after the Empire State offered a reward of $3,000 for his
capture, dead or alive. The reward stemmed from his
stealing of his current P2 Warhawk from an Empire State airfield, then
shooting down the two Avengers sent to take him down.
He teamed up with the Raiders soon after reaching Colorado, and has proven a competant pilot.
Epson flies a heavily modified P2 Warhawk. He added a rear turrent containing
a pair of .50 calibers. To do this he had to remove the wing-mounted .60's and
replace them with 2, .30 and 2, .50 calibers and reduce the total wing loadout.
(His aircraft now is 2S, 1A ,2G, 2X.60, 2X.30, 2X.50 forward and 2X.50 rear
Weapons: Although not a massive firearms afficiando,
Epson nonetheless is quite knowladgable, and deadly with a gun. He usually
carries a Browning Hi-power 9MM, appreciating it's high rate of fire, and large
HF wing Hammer. Wing position: Wing
Somewhat scrawny, and just barely into his twenties, Jackson was the youngest pilot to join the Hughes Air Guard.
"Jonboy" Jackson is a former Hughes Air Guard pilot. A
long-time Californian, he was quick to join up with the Hughes
Aviation, where he started as a mechanic. Normally one
would never progress beyond that without special skill, however he
earned the chance during a radi on the aircraft plant by Mexican
He was just finishing work on a Firebrand as the raid
started. In the immediate scrambling of aircraft, the
barely-completed Firebrand was just loaded with ammo and took off,
Jackson stepped in the back as a impromptu gunner. His
performance prompted the higher ups to offer him piloting courses.
went well for several months, however just as he graduated from their
flight school and was assigned a Firebrand, he was effectively grounded
for getting into an argument with his flight leader.
still had access to the airfield, he stole the Firebrand and skipped
out. By the time the confusion (Caused by igniting a weeks worth
of aviation fuel) he was long gone and into Colorado where he joined up
with the Raiders.
Aircraft: "Jonboy" Jackson
possess's one of the few Hughes Firebrands in service outside of Hollywood. When
he stole the big fighter off of the Hughes airfield, it was a reconnaissance
variant, having no .50 calibers installed. When he joined up with the Raiders,
he took out the cameras. However instead of replacing them with the default
.50's, he replaced them with a pair of Barret .40's, and mounted two, beltfed
Brownings in the rear turrent ring. Although not as accurate as a powered
turrent, the twin .30's can give a nasty bite to an un-suspecting pilot.(The
rear-mounted .30's are swivel-mounted. Thus they use a -3 to the DE instead of
Weapons: A former Hughes Air Guard, he carries the same
weapon he was issued when he deserted, a Smith and Wesson .38 revolver. Since
then he has taken to carrying a second as well.