Wednesday, 8 May 2013

X-47B makes first carrier-style arrester landing

The robot takeover came a step closer as Northrop Grumman and the US Navy carried out a successful carrier-style landing of the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator. The test, which was carried out on Saturday at the Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland, used a land-based version of an aircraft carrier cable-arrested landing system as the beginning of the final phase of testing prior to carrier-based trials planned for later this month... Continue Reading X-47B makes first carrier-style arrester landing

Section: Aircraft

Tags: Aircraft, Northrop Grumman, Unmanned, US Navy, X-47B

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