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| name = Ripley
 
| name = Ripley
| front_image = Ripley-GTA4-front.jpg
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| front_image = HVYRipley-Front-GTAV.png
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| rear_image = HVYRipley-Rear-GTAV.png
 
| image_size = 300
 
| image_size = 300
| caption = The Ripley in [[Grand Theft Auto IV|GTA IV]]
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| caption = A Ripley in [[Grand Theft Auto V|GTA V]].
| manufacturer = [[HVY]] (GTA IV)
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| manufacturer = [[HVY]] <small>([[HD Universe]])</small>
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| vehicle_class = Utility
 
| vehicle_type = Public service vehicle
 
| vehicle_type = Public service vehicle
 
| body_style = Airline pushback
 
| body_style = Airline pushback
| capacity = 2 (driver and passenger)
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| capacity = 2 <small>(driver and passenger)</small>
| appearances = [[Grand Theft Auto IV|GTA IV]]
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| appearances = ''[[Grand Theft Auto IV]]<br>[[The Lost and Damned]]<br>[[The Ballad of Gay Tony]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto V]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto Online]]''
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}}The [[HVY]] '''Ripley''' is an airline [[wp:Pushback|pushback]] in [[Grand Theft Auto IV]] and [[Grand Theft Auto V]].
 
The [[HVY]] '''Ripley''' is an airline [[wp:Pushback|pushback]] in [[Grand Theft Auto IV]].
 
   
 
== Description ==
 
== Description ==
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Seen only at [[Francis International Airport, Dukes|Francis International Airport]], the Ripley may appear as a pedestrian vehicle and will cause it to spawn the [[Airtug]] on the road, or is parked on the tarmac or car parks of the airport. Like certain vehicles operating in the vicinity of the airport, the Ripley bears the [[FlyUS]] livery.
 
Seen only at [[Francis International Airport, Dukes|Francis International Airport]], the Ripley may appear as a pedestrian vehicle and will cause it to spawn the [[Airtug]] on the road, or is parked on the tarmac or car parks of the airport. Like certain vehicles operating in the vicinity of the airport, the Ripley bears the [[FlyUS]] livery.
   
[[Image:Ripley-GTA4-rear.jpg|thumb|260px|Rear quarter view]]
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===GTA V===
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The Ripley returns in GTA V looking almost exactly the same as it did in GTA IV, except that will appear either with a grey or yellow line at the bottom. It is most commonly found driving around the [[Los Santos International Airport (HD Universe)|Los Santos International Airport]] but can also be found parked next to several plane hangars (still in LSX). This vehicle can be obtained by either purchasing a hanger at the airport or, if playing as [[Trevor Philips|Trevor]], as to not risk obtaining a [[Wanted Level in GTA V|wanted level]].
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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Ripley-GTA4-front.jpg|Front view of a Ripley in GTA IV (<small>[[:Image:Ripley-GTA4-rear.jpg|Rear quarter view]]</small>).
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Ripley Front.jpg|Front view of a Ripley in GTA V (<small>[[:Image:Ripley Back.jpg|Rear quarter view]]</small>).
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Ripley_GTAVe_Interior.jpg|[[Vehicle Features#Working Dashboards|Interior]] [[first person view]] in the [[Grand Theft Auto V#Next-Gen & PC Versions|enhanced version of GTA V]].
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</gallery>
   
== Trivia==
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==Trivia==
 
* The Ripley's name is an homage to lead character Ellen Ripley of the ''[[wp:Alien (franchise)|Alien]]'' films (played by Sigourney Weaver) — the US Colonial Marines M577 Armored Personnel Carrier from ''Aliens'' was built using a decommissioned Hunslet ATT77 airliner tug as a base.
 
* The Ripley's name is an homage to lead character Ellen Ripley of the ''[[wp:Alien (franchise)|Alien]]'' films (played by Sigourney Weaver) — the US Colonial Marines M577 Armored Personnel Carrier from ''Aliens'' was built using a decommissioned Hunslet ATT77 airliner tug as a base.
* Some Grand Theft Auto IV machinima creators recommend the Ripley for first-person driving views, as the interior of the cab lacks visual obstructions from a first-person perspective.
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* The Ripley is good for first-person driving views, as the interior of the cab lacks visual obstructions from a first-person perspective. The enhanced version of GTA V allows this.
* In GTA IV, the default radio stations in the Ripley are [[Integrity 2.0]], [[WKTT Radio]], [[Liberty Rock Radio 97.8]] and [[PLR]].
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* The default radio stations in the Ripley are:
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**'''GTA IV''': [[Integrity 2.0]], [[WKTT Radio]], [[Liberty Rock Radio 97.8]] or [[PLR]].
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**'''Episodes from Liberty City''': [[Integrity 2.0]], [[WKTT Radio]] or [[Liberty Rock Radio 97.8]].
 
* The Ripley shares the same handling traits and engine sound as the [[Brickade]], another [[HVY]] vehicle. This is more than a little inaccurate, as aircraft towing tractors typically weigh as much as main battle tanks.
 
* The Ripley shares the same handling traits and engine sound as the [[Brickade]], another [[HVY]] vehicle. This is more than a little inaccurate, as aircraft towing tractors typically weigh as much as main battle tanks.
 
* Driving the Ripley around the Francis International Airport will cause [[Banshee]]s to spawn in the parking lots. They vary in color. However in [[The Ballad of Gay Tony]] driving the Ripley around the Francis International Airport will cause [[Washington]]s and [[Faggio]]s to spawn in the parking lots.
 
* Driving the Ripley around the Francis International Airport will cause [[Banshee]]s to spawn in the parking lots. They vary in color. However in [[The Ballad of Gay Tony]] driving the Ripley around the Francis International Airport will cause [[Washington]]s and [[Faggio]]s to spawn in the parking lots.
* Unlike other vehicles in the game, the Ripley features solid door mirrors, which can be broken off with the doors still attached.
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* Unlike other vehicles in GTA IV, the Ripley features solid door mirrors, which can be broken off with the doors still attached, thus makes it a bit wider. This was later absent in GTA V.
 
* Unlike any other pushback tractor, the Ripley does not feature steerable rear axle.
 
* Unlike any other pushback tractor, the Ripley does not feature steerable rear axle.
   
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[[Category:Vehicles]]
 
[[Category:Vehicles]]
 
[[Category:Vehicles in GTA IV]]
 
[[Category:Vehicles in GTA IV]]
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[[Category:Vehicles in GTA V]]
 
[[Category:Public Service Vehicles]]
 
[[Category:Public Service Vehicles]]
 
[[Category:Special Vehicles]]
 
[[Category:Special Vehicles]]
 
[[Category:Utility Vehicles]]
 
[[Category:Utility Vehicles]]
[[Category:HVY Vehicles]]
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[[Category:Vehicles manufactured by HVY]]
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[[Category:FlyUS Vehicles]]
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[[Category:Vehicles in GTA Online]]

Latest revision as of 07:48, December 18, 2014

VEHICLE
Ripley
HVYRipley-Front-GTAV
A Ripley in GTA V.
(Rear quarter view)
Vehicle class
(GTA V)
Utility
Vehicle type Public service vehicle
Body style Airline pushback
Capacity 2 (driver and passenger)
Appearance(s) Grand Theft Auto IV
The Lost and Damned
The Ballad of Gay Tony
Grand Theft Auto V
Grand Theft Auto Online
Manufacturer HVY (HD Universe)

The HVY Ripley is an airline pushback in Grand Theft Auto IV and Grand Theft Auto V.

Description Edit

Like most trucks, the Ripley's performance is defined by its average pickup, below average top speed, at 50 mph, and poor brakes, but it has a tight turning radius, due to its very short wheelbase. This truck can pack a powerful punch on cars, and can tip them over easily at relatively low speeds. Additionally, the Ripley's mid-to-rear-mounted engine configuration allows the vehicle to survive large numbers of head-on collisions; the openness of the cab, however, exposes the player to gunfire. Also, the large tires can easily be shot and blown out, making getaways from high-end police extremely difficult. The design of Ripley is believed to be based on the SCHOPF F300.

Seen only at Francis International Airport, the Ripley may appear as a pedestrian vehicle and will cause it to spawn the Airtug on the road, or is parked on the tarmac or car parks of the airport. Like certain vehicles operating in the vicinity of the airport, the Ripley bears the FlyUS livery.

GTA VEdit

The Ripley returns in GTA V looking almost exactly the same as it did in GTA IV, except that will appear either with a grey or yellow line at the bottom. It is most commonly found driving around the Los Santos International Airport but can also be found parked next to several plane hangars (still in LSX). This vehicle can be obtained by either purchasing a hanger at the airport or, if playing as Trevor, as to not risk obtaining a wanted level.

GalleryEdit

TriviaEdit

  • The Ripley's name is an homage to lead character Ellen Ripley of the Alien films (played by Sigourney Weaver) — the US Colonial Marines M577 Armored Personnel Carrier from Aliens was built using a decommissioned Hunslet ATT77 airliner tug as a base.
  • The Ripley is good for first-person driving views, as the interior of the cab lacks visual obstructions from a first-person perspective. The enhanced version of GTA V allows this.
  • The default radio stations in the Ripley are:
  • The Ripley shares the same handling traits and engine sound as the Brickade, another HVY vehicle. This is more than a little inaccurate, as aircraft towing tractors typically weigh as much as main battle tanks.
  • Driving the Ripley around the Francis International Airport will cause Banshees to spawn in the parking lots. They vary in color. However in The Ballad of Gay Tony driving the Ripley around the Francis International Airport will cause Washingtons and Faggios to spawn in the parking lots.
  • Unlike other vehicles in GTA IV, the Ripley features solid door mirrors, which can be broken off with the doors still attached, thus makes it a bit wider. This was later absent in GTA V.
  • Unlike any other pushback tractor, the Ripley does not feature steerable rear axle.

See also Edit

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