Boeing’s Phantom Eye

Phantom Eye Aug 2010 FINT.jpg (Photo: Boeing)


Boeing‘s Phantom Works offered a first glimpse of Phantom Eye, the hydrogen-powered unmanned demonstrator built to stay aloft at 65,000ft (19,800m) for up to four days at a time, on 12 July in St. Louis, Missouri.

In September, Phantom Eye will move to NASA‘s Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards AFB, California, to begin a series of ground and taxi tests in preparation for its maiden flight in the first quarter of 2011. The debut flight is expected to last 4-8h. Continue reading…

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