Leonardo’s Falco Xplorer Conducts First Flight Written 21 January 2020


Leonardo Falco Xplorer. Paris Air Show 2019 | Olivier Cabaret/Wikimedia Commons

Aviation International News reported that Leonardo’s “largest remotely piloted air system (RPAS) to date, the Falco Xplorer, made its first flight on January 15.” The Xplorer “took off from the Italian air force flight test center at Trapani, Sicily, and flew for around an hour over the sea before safely returning to the air base.” It will now begin tests to ensure “compliance with NATO STANAG 4671 airworthiness requirements.”
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