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Missions are grouped below by where you can acquire them.
*Note that "Reward" is often a MAXIMUM reward; you could earn less depending on your mission performance (time, G-load imposed on cargo).
Tutorial - Astlan
Mission Giver (Contacts)
Fly to ASTLAN-1.
Buy 1x "B2 Rations"
Fly to ASTLAN-CENTRAL.
Land, sell 1x "B2 Rations"
Mission 1 success
Taxi to passenger pickup area
Take off, fly to Nord.
Land at Nord in passenger area.
Let Paul Zonke out.
You may need to refuel at Astlan-Central prior to departing for Nord.
Geysers are a hazard along the direct route.
After you let Paul Zonke out, another passenger may want to get in. Early in the game, it's more profitable to refuse the mission and concentrate on flying cargo.
Mission 2 (?)
Call Mr. Palm from Contacts
Pick up cargo "M3 & RO-12(used)"
Fly to Astlan-1 and drop off within 10-minutes time limit
Cargo is marked as "service drones container".
This mission is challenging with a stock Scarab. Landing gear/battery/engine upgrades help.
Pick up "Yuria RC-9 Laboratory"
Drop off cargo at Bora
Cargo is marked as "equipment box"
Mission 3 (?)
Pick up "M3 & RO-12(used)"
Drop off cargo on top of the CargoSpaceway freighter docked at ASTLAN-1
Access to Scarab Wing Upgrade
Cargo is marked as "cargo for a CargoSpaceway"
The CargoSpaceway freighter sells the wing upgrade for the Scarab which allows horizontal flight.
Player Credits >= 20000 CR
automatic when prerequisite met
Buy the "Ox" powered-lift aircraft
Total assets includes the value of the player's current ship including upgrades. You may wish to wait until you have slightly MORE than this before you make your purchase to avoid going negative.
When you purchase the Ox, Mr. Palm will mention that it is capable of reaching Raglor for more lucrative trading and missions.
Player owns Ox
Pick up Isser Shildah
Take off and reach > 60m/s airspeed, > 300m altitude
Transition to horizontal flight.
Fly to Raglor-Transit
Transition to vertical flight.
Land and refuel.
Take off and transition to horizontal flight.
Fly to Nilestar Research
Transition to vertical flight and land.
Drop off Isser Shildah
Astlan-1 to Nilestar Research direct is possible; the refuel at Raglor-Transit is recommended.