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X-47B UAV system: first simulated landing on an aircraft carrier deck (VIDEO)
Patuxent River, USA - The trials on a real ship will begin by the end of the month
Northrop Grumman Corporation and the US Navy have conducted the first fly-in arrested landing of the X-47B, the UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, a remote-controlled aircraft) which has been developed in the context of the UCAS-D (Unmanned Combat Air System - Carrier Demonstration) programme. The test, conducted at the Navy's shore-based catapult and arresting gear complex at Naval Air Station Patuxent...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency