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Monday, 7 February 2011

First X-47B unmanned stealth bomber flight
Feb 06, 2011

The Northrop Grumman-built US Navy X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstration (UCAS-D) aircraft successfully completed its first flight at Edwards Air Force Base, California. Taking off under hazy skies, the X-47B climbed to an altitude of 5,000 feet, flew several racetrack-type patterns, and landed safely. The flight provided test data to verify and validate system software for guidance and navigation, and the aerodynamic control of the tailless desig

Specifications can be found here.


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