The LF-22 Starling is an armored, weaponized Plane featured in GTA Online, added to the game as part of the 1.41 Smuggler's Run update on August 29, 2017.

It's equipped with a Rocket Boost, that can be used for very quick acceleration and as a rechargeable speed boost.

How to get the LF-22 Starling in GTA Online:

The LF-22 Starling can be purchased in GTA Online from Warstock Cache & Carry for a price of $3,657,500.

The LF-22 Starling can be stored in the Hangar (Personal Aircraft). It can be customized at Hangar Aircraft Workshop.

Once acquired, you can request the delivery of the LF-22 Starling from the Interaction Menu - Aircraft. However, the LF-22 Starling cannot be used in standard races.

How to unlock the LF-22 Starling Trade Price?

A trade price of $2,750,000 (Discounted)* can be unlocked for the LF-22 Starling.

*The discounted SecuroServ Trade Price for the LF-22 Starling is unlocked after the player has completed 15 Air Freight Cargo Missions.

LF-22 Starling in Real Life:

The design of the LF-22 Starling is based on a real life Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet.

LF-22 Starling Top Speed:

The actual top speed of the LF-22 Starling in GTA V is 187.75 mph (302.15 km/h) when it's fully upgraded, as it's been accurately tested in-game by Broughy1322.

Can you sell the LF-22 Starling in GTA Online?

Yes, you can sell the LF-22 Starling at Hangar Aircraft Workshop for a resale price of $2,194,500 (60% of the original purchase), plus 50% of the value of your upgrades.

LF-22 Starling: GTA V Vehicle Info

Vehicle Class Planes
Vehicle Features Armored VehicleBombs ModBulletproof - RearCountermeasuresHas LiveriesHas Trade PriceHoming MissilesNo Passive ModeRocket BoostUnique Radar IconWeaponized Vehicle
Acquisition Warstock Cache & Carry
GTA Online Price $3,657,500
Trade Price $2,750,000 (Discounted)*
Storage Location Hangar (Personal Aircraft)
Delivery Method Interaction Menu - Aircraft
Modifications Hangar Aircraft Workshop
Sell Can be sold only if purchased (High-End)
Sell Price (Resale) $2,194,500 ($2,562,325 when fully upgraded)
Race Availability Transform Races Only
Top Speed - Game Files 176.72 mph (284.40 km/h)
Based on (Real Life) Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet

Seats 1
Mass / Weight 2,000 KG
Drive Train FWD

LF-22 Starling: GTA V Performance

Actual Top Speed (Tested by Broughy) 187.75 mph (302.15 km/h)
Lap Time (Broughy) 0:44.468
Bulletproof Bulletproof from the rear (rear has no windows)
Explosive Resistance

Amount of explosives required to destroy the LF-22 Starling, with 100% armor, and occupied by a player:

Explosive Weapon Amount
Homing Launcher / Oppressor Missiles / Jet Missiles 3
RPG / Grenades / Sticky Bomb / MOC Cannon 1
Explosive Rounds (Heavy Sniper Mk II) 2
Tank Cannon (Rhino / APC) 1
Anti-Aircraft Trailer Dual 20mm Flak 1

LF-22 Starling: GTA V Statistics

Speed
86.54
Acceleration
58.19
Braking
62.50
Handling
2.67
Overall 52.48

Note: The above statistics are coming from the Rockstar official website.

Model ID starling
Notes *The discounted SecuroServ Trade Price for the LF-22 Starling is unlocked after the player has completed 15 Air Freight Cargo Missions
LF-22 Starling: Vehicle Customization
Total Cost to Fully Upgrade in GTA Online $735,650
ModificationGTA Online Price
Armor
No Armor $1,000
Armor Upgrade 20% $7,500
Armor Upgrade 40% $12,000
Armor Upgrade 60% $20,000
Armor Upgrade 80% $35,000
Armor Upgrade 100% $50,000
Countermeasures
None $700
Chaff (10) $70,000
Flare (20) $110,000
Smoke $68,500
Bombs
None $700
Explosive $75,000
Incendiary $85,000
Gas $95,000
Cluster $120,000
Handling
Stock Handling $1,000
Smooth Handling $20,000
Sport Handling $27,000
Race Handling $35,000
Livery
None $11,400
Winter Spray $18,240
Stars 'n Stripes $19,380
Dazzler $20,520
Falcon I $21,660
Falcon II $22,800
Air Force Display $23,370
Redwood Racer $23,939
Sprunk Xtreme $24,510
Stargazer $25,080
Mr. Unicorn $25,650
Respray
See the full list of the available Respray options »
Weapons
Stock Weapon $700
Homing Missiles $195,000
Thrust
None $700
Rocket Boost Upgrade? $200,000

LF-22 Starling Description:

One moment you're on the runway slowly inching into position, wondering what all the fuss was about. The next, you're 200 feet in the air and rising, a shrieking human speck on the front end of a blazing rocket trail making straight for the stratosphere. Why are you doing this? How do you get down? What happens if you start crapping out heavy munitions at this speed? Honestly, we're hoping you tell us.
Please note: This aircraft is excluded from Pegasus Lifestyle Management and must be stored in a personal hangar.

LF-22 Starling: GTA V Appearances

Release Date August 29, 2017
DLC / Title Update 1.41 Smuggler's Run
Game Edition Game Edition: GTA Online GTA Online
Platforms PCPlayStation 4Xbox One

Notable Owners: Military Military

LF-22 Starling: GTA V Screenshots

LF-22 Starling: Custom Paint Jobs

LF-22 Starling Video

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