Aurora Flight Sciences Excalibur VTOL UAV

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Greetings All -

I came across this article while checking the news this morning:

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,534682,00.html?test=latestnews

And from their website:

http://www.aurora.aero/TacticalSystems/Excalibur.aspx

Enjoy the Day! Mark
 
Hi all!

We´ve seen plenty of computer animated concept demonstrators, but the excalibur seems to be a serious project now! Check out the first flight video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Lw6eQp8RsU

...still a long way to serial production ;)


Rgds Michael
 
Er, did you see the post right above yours? ???
 
Hi,

http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/blogs/defense/index.jsp?plckController=Blog&plckScript=blogscript&plckElementId=blogDest&plckBlogPage=BlogViewPost&plckPostId=Blog%3A27ec4a53-dcc8-42d0-bd3a-01329aef79a7Post%3A9fbeb0df-96de-4ed3-bba7-1340312be306
 

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An ugly bird but an interesting and original concept... But is the Tom Clancy in the video the guy who writes novels??
 
Hmm... ::)
 

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From the AW-archives:
 

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