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The Pegasus-class Escort Carrier is a promised feature of the $15 million crowdfunding goal[3][4] and is being made by Squadron 42 team.[5]

Developer NotesEdit

Designer UpdateEdit

A wiki edit on June 12, 2014 (carrying Squadron 42 developer Mike Northeast's name in the edit comments) clarified that senior designer Chris Parry is developing the Pegasus Escort Carrier.[source?]

Manufacturer UpdateEdit

Developer Robbie.Elms indicated that Roberts Space Industries was the Pegasus Escort Carrier's manufacturer, on July 16, 2014.[6]

Name Change UpdateEdit

As of December 19th, 2014 the Panther was renamed Pegasus.

Please welcome the Pegasus-class Escort Carrier to the ranks of the UEE Navy! The Pegasus-class is the Empire’s premiere small carrier, capable of carrying a thirty-craft strike force deep behind enemy lines if necessary. The Pegasus (formerly the Panther) is currently being grey-boxed by the team at Foundry 42… and in honor of the holiday livestream, they are sharing these first images of the ship’s exterior!

–Introducing the Pegasus Escort Carrier[2]

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TriviaEdit

Historically, naval escort carriers were "light aircraft carriers" about 1/3 the size of their full-sized cousins. Escort carriers were used by Japan, the US and Great Britain during WWII.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. RSIIcon Forum Topic: "Squadron 42 - Design", page 9, comment #3470799 on RSI Website
  2. 2.0 2.1 RSIIcon Introducing The Pegasus Escort Carrier! on RSI Website
  3. RSIIcon $13 Million! on RSI Website
  4. RSIIcon $15 million! on RSI Website
  5. RSIIcon Forum Topic: "Squadron 42 - Design", page 3, comment #2028730 on RSI Website
  6. RSIIcon Forum Topic: "Squadron 42 - Design", page 9, comment #2985194 on RSI Website
  7. Wikipedia-logo-v2 Escort carrier article on the English Wikipedia

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