The formation flight lasted almost two hours
The flight included the nEURON, a Rafale fighter, and a Falcon 7X business jet
The March flight was the first formation maneuver between a UCAV and manned aircraft
Observing the March test flight
Dassault Aviation announced that last month it came a step closer to making science fiction reality when it conducted a formation flight of the nEUROn unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) with a Rafale fighter and a Falcon 7X business jet. The flight off the coast of the south of France took place on March 20, and for almost two hours the nEUROn kept station with the other planes as they flew over the several hundred kilometers out over the Mediterranean. According to Dassault, this was the first time an unmanned combat aircraft achieved formation flight.
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