BAE Systems Kestrel

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Introduction
The Kestrel UAV has blended-wing design and was developed by BAE Systems in collaboration with Cranfield University. The vehicle was ready to fly within seven months of the project start.

Kestrel achieved the first CAA-approved, jet-powered unmanned aircraft in UK airspace under civil registration in March 2003.

Specs

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Kestrel

Manufacturer
CountryNameHeadquartersURL
United KingdomBAE SystemsFarnborough, Hampshirehttp://www.baesystems.com