Falco 48. Specifications. A photo.
Falco 48. Specifications. A photo.

Falco 48. Specifications. A photo.


Falco 48 - Italian military tactical unmanned aerial vehicle, projected the company «Leonardo».

Work related to the design of an unmanned air vehicle model Falco 48 Italian specialists began at the end of the year 2016. Initially it was about creating a drone on the basis of ready-made models of aircraft, however, thanks to rapidly implement the concept, it was decided to create a new model.

UAV Falco 48 is exclusively military development, designed to perform various kinds of missions, including this includes exploration area, conducting observation and patrol missions, the implementation of monitoring activities, the performance of aerial photography and aerial survey areas and so on. Nevertheless, designing this drone should take, at least, 2-3 years, while the supply of unmanned aerial vehicles into service of the Italian army only Mr. scheduled 2021 year.

Italian unmanned aerial vehicle model Falco 48 projected from «Leonardo» Company specialists in the airplane-type configuration, thus, the drone will be equipped with its own chassis system, which greatly simplifies the aircraft transporting process, however, will make it impossible to use it in conditions unprepared terrain.

Power section drone Falco 48 should be represented by a single piston engine, the device is able to accelerate to a maximum speed of movement in space in 150 km \ h., And the effective range of the UAV missions made should be at least 80 kilometers.


Specifications Falco 48.


  • Length: Unknown;
  • Wingspan: Unknown;
  • Height: Unknown;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: unknown;
  • Cruising flight speed: 120 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 150 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 80 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 4600 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: unknown;
  • Power: unknown.



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