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PREMIUM: COVID-19 disruption delays Falco Xplorer certification to 2022

20th January 2021 - 13:30 GMT | by Tim Martin in London

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Test progress on Falco Xplorer has been restricted by COVID-19 but Leonardo remains focused on obtaining military certification for the MALE UAV.

Leonardo’s Falco Xplorer MALE UAV will not receive a military certification until 2022, more than two full years later than originally planned, because of flight test complications caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The test programme ‘slowed down’ in 2020 mainly because of travel restrictions preventing Leonardo staff from reaching ...

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