Project Insight VersionThe Quinjets utilized on the Helicarriers are more heavily armed than standard Quinjets, utilizing missiles mounted onto each wing as well as smaller missiles, as well as racks of large missiles. However, they still utilize the same Gatling gun mounted on the forward underside of the jet, except with a configuration of three GAU-17/A Gatling Gun mounted on the nose of the Quinjet. Due its design specifically for Project Insight, it looks larger and bulkier than its counterpart, as it appears to be designed for combat.
Additionally, Quinjets have retro-reflective panel technology similar to the , which grants the Quinjets high level stealth capabilities and near invisibility from a far enough distance.
Avengers VersionThe Avengers Quinjet shares some similar characteristics with its S.H.I.E.L.D. predecessors. Like the later versions of S.H.I.E.L.D. Quinjets, the Avengers Quinjet possesses cloaking technology, but far more advanced than what S.H.I.E.L.D. employs. It possesses similar weapon systems like a GAU-17/A Gatling Gun. It does possess advanced auto-piloting systems (which is really J.A.R.V.I.S.) as well as a cargo bay capable of carrying the entire Avengers team to wherever they are needed. There is also a , which can be dropped down near the ground.
The Quinjet also has a variety of weapons, the most prominent of which is a GAU-17/A Gatling Gun mounted on the underside at the front of the jet.