The Buccaneer has been designed from the ground up to fly and fight the way you live. No leather interiors or hyperpillows here: the ‘Bucc is a scrapper designed to maneuver and fight above its weight class. This rough-and-tumble frontier fighter can be maintained in the worst of conditions in order to keep real, working space crews alive. The Buccaneer is a civilian medium fighter sold by Drake Interplanetary. It was initially designed as an affordable option for frontier militia squadrons conscious of limited repair and maintenance opportunities. The Buccaneer is offered alongside Drake’s Cutlass/Caterpillar system and has become a popular design among explorers and pirates.
Here is a short history of publications about the Drake Buccaneer from the RSI website.
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