Falconet, Falconet II (Flight Refuelling Ltd.)
Gary's Combat Aircraft Reference Guide

Falconet 3-axis View.  Copyright Flight Refuelling Ltd.
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  Falconet Falconet II
Country of Origin UK
Role Target drone
Wingspan 9.5 ft (2.9 m) 10.2 ft (3.1 m)
Length 12.5 ft (3.8 m) 12.5 ft (3.8 m)
Height 4.9 ft (1.5 m) 4.9 ft (1.5 m)
Max Weight 518 lbs. (235 kg) 606 lbs. (275 kg)
Max Speed at sea level 400 knots (741 KPH) 420 knots (778 KPH)
Service Ceiling 29,500 ft (9,000 m) 29,500 ft (9,000 m)
Endurance >40 minutes dependent on configuration. 25-75 minutes dependent on configuration.
Launch Systems Three Launch systems available.
Rotary Launch Circular Runway for fixed base operations.
Low cost per launch.
Not Applicable
Zero Length Launch Rocket Assisted Launch for portable operations.
Higher cost per launch.
Pneumatic Rail Launch Fully transportable system for fixed base or portable operations.
Low cost per launch.
Recovery System Cruciform parachute with aircraft landing on replaceable nosecone.
Guidance System Autopilot with Radio Control. Autopilot with radio control, GPS, IMU with pre-programmed or manual missions, and multiple target capability.

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Cutaway View

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Rail Launch

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Rotary Launch

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Zero Length Launch

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