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X-47B under the covers

Great image from Rex here of the Northrop Grumman X-47B on board the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush ahead of its successful maiden carrier flight. Rex Features

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X-47B’s ‘gear up’ shot

In a first for the Naval demonstrator programme, the X-47B UCAV flew with its gear up in cruise configuration on 30 September in a flight from Edwards AFB. Next step for Northrop Grumman is to transfer the aircraft to Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland prior to shore-based carrier suitability tests in 2012. At […]

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