Friday, May 17, 2013

Making Aviation History: Unmanned X-47B Launched Off Of U.S. Aircraft Carrier

The U.S. Navy announced that aviation history was made on May 14th when the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator (UCAS-D) made its first carrier-based catapult launch from the deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) off the coast of Virginia.

You can read more about the launch, view photos and watch video clips via the below link:

Below are more photos of the X-47B launch:


Note: You can click on the photos to enlarge.

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