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[[Image:VCNMaverick-GTAVC-front.jpg|right|thumb|300px|A VCN Maverick in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]].]]
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{{Images|Rear quarter images for all renditions}}
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{{Infobox vehicles
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| name = VCN Maverick
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| front_image = VCNMaverick-GTAVCS-front.png
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| image_size = 300
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| caption = A '''VCN Maverick''' in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]'', unobtainable without Cheat Devices.
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| vehicle_type = Public service vehicle
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| body_style = News helicopter
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| capacity = 2 <small>(pilot and a passenger)</small>
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| appearances = ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]<br>[[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]]'' <small>({{H:title|Unobtainable|!}})</small><br>''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]'' <small>({{H:title|Unobtainable|!}})</small>
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| related = [[News Chopper]]<br>[[Maverick]]
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}}
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{{Disambiglink|For the [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]] rendition, see [[News Chopper]].}}
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The '''VCN Maverick''' is a news [[helicopter]] in ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]]''.
   
The '''VCN Maverick''' is a news [[helicopter]] in [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City]].
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== Design ==
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The VCN Maverick is simply a shortened version of the [[Maverick]], which is based on the [[wp:Bell 206|Bell 206]], and is only capable of seating two occupants. The helicopter bears corporate logos of [[Vice City News]], and as such, is also painted in a blue-and-white body color scheme.
   
== Description ==
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In both ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]]'' and ''[[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]]'', the VCN Maverick is a leftover from GTA Vice City and is not used in the game; however, it can be obtained only by using [[Cheat Device]]. The helicopter will always appear chromed in GTA Liberty City Stories. In GTA Vice City Stories it is unknown if the helicopter was supposed to make a return in the game or just as a leftover again.
The VCN Maverick is simply a shortened version of the [[Maverick]], which is based on the [[wp:Bell 206|Bell 206]], and is only capable of seating two occupants. The helicopter bears corporate logos of [[Eight-Ten VCN]] in [[Downtown Vice City|Downtown]], [[Vice City in GTA III Era|Vice City]], and as such, is also painted in a blue-and-white body color scheme. In terms of performance, the VCN Maverick is more maneuverable, being capable of steeper pitches, resulting in faster horizontal speeds (at the expense of faster drops in altitude). With it's stats it is also capable of doing flips.
 
   
In both [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]] and [[Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories]], the VCN Maverick is a leftover from GTA Vice City and is not used in the game; however, it can be obtained only by using cheat devices. The helicopter will always appear chromed in GTA Liberty City Stories. In GTA Vice City Stories it is unknown if the helicopter was supposed to make a return in the game or just as a leftover again.
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===Version History Gallery===
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{{Vehicle Design History Gallery
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| GTAVC_Front_imagename = VCNMaverick-GTAVC-front.jpg
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| GTAVC_Rear_imagename =
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| GTALCS_Front_imagename = VCNMaverick-GTALCS-front.jpg
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| GTALCS_Rear_imagename =
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}}
   
[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]] has its own version of this helicopter called the [[News Chopper]].
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==Performance==
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In terms of performance, the VCN Maverick is more maneuverable, being capable of steeper pitches, resulting in faster horizontal speeds (at the expense of faster drops in altitude). With its stats, it is also capable of doing flips.
   
{| align="center"
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==Image Gallery==
|<gallery width="auto" perrow="4" style="font-size:95%; padding:0;" widths="180" captionalign="left">
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<gallery position="center">
VCNMaverick-GTAVC-front.jpg|GTA Vice City.
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VCNMaverick-GTAVC.jpg|Parked on rooftop in GTA Vice City.
VCNMaverick-GTALCS-front.jpg|GTA Liberty City Stories.
 
vc news maverick helicopter.jpg|GTA Vice City Stories keepable only with Trainers
 
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
|}
 
   
 
==Locations==
 
==Locations==
'''GTA Vice City'''
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This helicopter does not spawn anywhere in ''Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories'' and ''Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories'' and can be only obtained through the use of Cheat Devices or Action Replay codes.
* On top of the Eight-Ten VCN building in [[Downtown Vice City|Downtown]], [[Vice City in GTA III Era|Vice City]].
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===''Grand Theft Auto: Vice City''===
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* On top of the [[Vice City News]] building in [[Downtown Vice City|Downtown]], [[Vice City (3D Universe)|Vice City]].
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
*The VCN Maverick is equipped with a police scanner, but has no radio.
 
*The VCN Maverick is equipped with a police scanner, but has no radio.
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*It is unknown why there is a VCN Maverick in LCS, it is supposed to be a LCN Maverick. This could be because they may have dropped it before converting it to an LCN Maverick.
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*Like the [[Maverick]], the VCN Maverick emits door opening/closing noises similar to large trucks.
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*Its handling is somewhat comparable to the [[RC Raider]].
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*In ''[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]]'', the VCN Maverick is replaced by the [[News Chopper]]. However, it is evident that the News Chopper is effectively a retexture of the VCN Maverick, as it is referred to internally as "<code>vcnmav</code>", including its line in the vehicles.ide and handling.cfg, and its DFF and TXD Files.
   
*It's unknown why there is a VCN Maverick in LCS, it's supposed to be a LCN Maverick.
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==See Also==
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*[[News Chopper]] - ''[[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]]'' equivalent.
==See also==
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*[[Maverick]] - Four-door, standard version of the helicopter.
*[[News Chopper]]
 
   
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==Navigation==
 
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For the Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas rendition, see News Chopper.

The VCN Maverick is a news helicopter in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City.

Design Edit

The VCN Maverick is simply a shortened version of the Maverick, which is based on the Bell 206, and is only capable of seating two occupants. The helicopter bears corporate logos of Vice City News, and as such, is also painted in a blue-and-white body color scheme.

In both Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories, the VCN Maverick is a leftover from GTA Vice City and is not used in the game; however, it can be obtained only by using Cheat Device. The helicopter will always appear chromed in GTA Liberty City Stories. In GTA Vice City Stories it is unknown if the helicopter was supposed to make a return in the game or just as a leftover again.

Version History GalleryEdit

PerformanceEdit

In terms of performance, the VCN Maverick is more maneuverable, being capable of steeper pitches, resulting in faster horizontal speeds (at the expense of faster drops in altitude). With its stats, it is also capable of doing flips.

Image GalleryEdit

LocationsEdit

This helicopter does not spawn anywhere in Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories and can be only obtained through the use of Cheat Devices or Action Replay codes.

Grand Theft Auto: Vice CityEdit

TriviaEdit

  • The VCN Maverick is equipped with a police scanner, but has no radio.
  • It is unknown why there is a VCN Maverick in LCS, it is supposed to be a LCN Maverick. This could be because they may have dropped it before converting it to an LCN Maverick.
  • Like the Maverick, the VCN Maverick emits door opening/closing noises similar to large trucks.
  • Its handling is somewhat comparable to the RC Raider.
  • In Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, the VCN Maverick is replaced by the News Chopper. However, it is evident that the News Chopper is effectively a retexture of the VCN Maverick, as it is referred to internally as "vcnmav", including its line in the vehicles.ide and handling.cfg, and its DFF and TXD Files.

See AlsoEdit

NavigationEdit

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