Flight Refuelling FR-500 RPV

hesham

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Hi,

the Flight Refuelling designed many airliner aircraft
projects,started with RF-10 and up to RF-16,

http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,3763.msg29658.html#msg29658

But here is a little known design to it,it is the RF-500,
a variable-speed multi-purpose target drone [RPV],
it was developed for the Ministry of Defence to meet
the requirements of the Royal Navy,it had an estimated
speed of 926 km/h,575 mph.
 

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http://www.vectorsite.net/twuav_03.html

The Hayes towed-target licence led to FR's own Rushton, then to a close-in Naval Low Level Height Keeper, then to the Phoenix frisbee. Other flying-thing-schemes were doodles, maybe to inspire proper design teams to come up with homes for FR's components. Engine firms did much the same.
 

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