Industry Optimistic About Trendsetting Eurodrone

Airbus Eurodrone
Airbus expects missions for the Eurodrone, including maritime surveillance, to expand once it enters service.
Credit: Airbus Defense and Space
Size matters, it seems, when it comes to Europe’s development of a medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) unmanned air system. With its 11-metric-ton maximum takeoff weight and 30-m (98-ft.) wingspan, the four-nation Eurodrone looks set to become the largest military turboprop-powered UAS yet, twice...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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