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A Second Avenger is Airborne

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) marked the first flight of a larger, heavier Avenger jet powered 'Predator C' unmanned aerial vehicle. The aircraft features a longer fuselage than the first Avenger aircraft – increased by four feet to accommodate larger payloads and fuel.

Phantom Ray – Boeing’s Unmanned Fighter is Finally Flying

Boeing made Phantom Ray unmanned airborne system (UAS) successfully completed its first flight April 27 at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. "Autonomous, fighter-sized unmanned aircraft are real" Program manager comments.

Euro-Hawk Takes Off!

The Euro Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS), built by Northrop Grumman Corporation and EADS Defence & Security, successfully completed its first flight June 29....

STOVL F-35B (Lightning II JSF) Takes Off on First Flight

The Short Take Off / Vertical Landing variant of the Lightning Ii Joint Strike Fighter (F-35B) made its first flight today (June 11, 2008)...

Future Gripen Demonstrator Takes Off on First Flight

The Gripen technology demonstrator fighter (Gripen Demo) performed the first flight yesterday from Saab’s airfield in Linköping, Sweden. The aircraft was developed as a...

Watchkeeper’s First Flight

The Watchkeeper made its maiden flight on 16 April from Megiddo airfield in northern Israel. This unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is the first produced version of...

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