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Boeing Turns Fighter Jets Into Drones
2013-09-25 08:45:50

[ Watch the Video: Drone Fighter Jet Makes Debut Flight ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Boeing has begun repurposing old fighter jets as drones with plans to use them as airborne targets. Six retired Lockheed Martin F-16s have been retrofitted with the appropriate equipment to allow them to be flown from the ground. In a test flight last week, two US Air Force pilots controlled the QF-16 as it flew from Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida to the Gulf of Mexico....


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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