I would think they want this one as close to right as possible before the release. I for one am a bleeing edge R&D type, as long as I know thats what I am getting into. This type of testing was part of my professional past.
Its not a fun thing (a la lx corsair) to foist a new and inappropriately tested poduct on the public. We all know how many different flying environments there are in this the crotchety old man club