Airbus To Flight Test UAV Launch From A400M

DLR simulated the Airbus Do-DT45 unmanned aircraft being launched from the ramp of an A400M.
Credit: DLR
Airbus has ground tested a prototype mechanism to deploy an unmanned aircraft from the rear ramp of an Airbus A400M airlifter in flight as part of studies aimed at supporting the European Future Combat Air System (FCAS). The German-led team is now working to obtain clearance for flight tests. The...

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