Monday, 18 August 2014

X-47B learns to share the deck with manned aircraft

Anyone who’s seen an aircraft carrier in full operation knows that everything needs to be carried out with absolute precision by a small army of sailors as one plane lands and is hurried aside to make room for the next. To show that its X-47B Unmanned Combat Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UCAV) can work in this hectic environment alongside manned ones, the US Navy sent it to carry out landing and deck maneuvers aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) in concert with an F/A-18 fighter... Continue Reading X-47B learns to share the deck with manned aircraft

Section: Aircraft

Tags: Aircraft, UAV, Unmanned, US Navy, X-47B

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