Meggitt BTT-3 Banshee. Specifications. A photo.
Meggitt BTT-3 Banshee. Specifications. A photo.

Meggitt BTT-3 Banshee. Specifications. A photo.

Meggitt BTT-3 Banshee - British military drone, designed by «Meggitt Defence Systems» in 1983 year.

UAV model Meggitt BTT-3 Banshee is used for military purposes as a radio-controlled target, operated, or for testing systems and missile weapons, or else to conduct military exercises. Despite a number of restrictions in the use of this UAV, the project proved to be very promising, as evidenced by the fact that since the year 1984, British aircraft manufacturers have created more than 5 thousand aircraft of this model, which continue to be used actively to this day.

Drone Meggitt BTT-3 Banshee photo

Unmanned aerial vehicle model Meggitt BTT-3 Banshee has a fairly compact dimensions - with a length of the fuselage in 2,84 meter span of the device of the wings is 2,49 meters, however, due to the rather high weight, run drone carried out either with a special ramp, or else by means of pneumatic catapult.

British military drone model Meggitt BTT-3 Banshee is equipped with power plant consisting of a two-cylinder air cooled engine Rotary brand Norton P73 Wankel, which is having a capacity of 38 hp able to disperse the drone to a maximum airspeed in 200 km \ h., In while the maximum length of the device is in a stand-alone air is 75 minutes.

There are three main types of UAV Meggitt BTT-3 Banshee, among which:

  • Meggitt BTT-3 Banshee 300 - Basic version of the drone;
  • Meggitt BTT-3 Banshee 400 - A modernized version developed in 2001 year;
  • Meggitt Jet Banshee - Jet variant drone.

Specifications Meggitt BTT-3 Banshee.

  • Length: 2,84 m .;
  • Wingspan: 2,49 m .;
  • Height: 0,46 m .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 73 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising flight speed: 180 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 200 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 35 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 7000 m.
  • aircraft engine type: a piston (depending on version);
  • Powerplant: Norton P73 Wankel (depending on version);
  • Power: 38 hp (Depending on version).

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