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The MV-38 Condor is an Air Transport featured in Battlefield 2042. It's able to endure tons of punishment before suffering module failure. The vehicle has a VTOL mode, which allows quick infil/exfils or strafing an objective. It is the American counterpart of the Russian Mi-240 Super Hind.
Unlike other air transports in the series, the Condor can toggle between hover mode and airplane mode by pressing flight modes, it does not excel in either one. AI-controlled Condor will never switch to airplane mode, and switch into hover mode immediately if an AI take over a Condor that not at this mode., tilting its engines to produce forward thrust. Though capable of two
The pilot can carry five passengers—a forward gunner armed with a 40mm grenade launcher, two side gunners each armed with a minigun, and two passengers using their personal kits. Though the vehicle is capable of sealing its fuselage, side doors will open for any fifth or sixth seat passengers.
In the Hazard Zone gamemode, the MV-38 Condor serves as the extraction vehicle for the competing squads. They are operated by a yet-to-be-revealed party with an interest in the data drives collected by the participants. At two points during the match, a Condor will arrive to pick up any squads attempting extraction from the zone. It remains to be seen what happens if a squad attempts to attack the vehicle directly.
Condors also appear at the start of Conquest matches, one for every two squads that aren't already spawning in other vehicles. These Condors are unarmed and invincible, cannot be board, and leave the battlefield soon afterward.