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HMS Prince of Wales operating F-35s and QinetiQ Banshee UAS

Spencer100

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I wonder if the Banshee uses the ski jump? It looks jet powered
 

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It has impressive ST capability: It's meant to be launched from a track on back of a truck. But I don't know about the OL part, because the Banshee is a target simulator for training, not a UAV or drone.
 

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It has impressive ST capability: It's meant to be launched from a track on back of a truck. But I don't know about the OL part, because the Banshee is a target simulator for training, not a UAV or drone.
Technically the Banshee would be a drone (or UAV), just used as a target simulator. The Ryan Firebee was the same and it's considered a UAV.

The thing I realized after I posted the picture is that the F-35s are operated by both the RAF and RN under a combined command, like the Harrier was. So, if you were selected fast jet in the RAF, there's a decent chance you'd be spending time onboard a carrier.
 
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