Thu, May 08, 2008
Missing: One USAF Spy Drone
The US Air Force is searching for a wayward unmanned aerial
vehicle it launched this week near the central Florida city of
WKMG-6 in Orlando reports the USAF was conducting training
exercises Tuesday afternoon. They launched the aircraft from a
field at about 1600 EDT... and watched as the aircraft defied
commands, and instead turned east and flew onward to its own
devices, at a speed of about 60 mph.
Authorities say the AeroVironment RQ-11B Raven (type shown
above) may have landed in the Ocala National Forest.
Anyone who comes across the plane -- which sports a six-foot
wingspan -- is asked to contact the Ocala Police Department.
Hmm... we're guessing a child somewhere has stumbled upon a
REALLY cool model airplane...
"The discovery of Kepler-186f is a significant step toward finding worlds like our planet Earth. Future NASA missions, like the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite and the James >[...]
Removes 'Getting To The Airport' As An Excuse To Not Go Skydiving So imagine it's a beautiful day to go jump out of an airplane in the greater New York City area, but you just don'>[...]
Ground Stop Ground Stops are implemented for a number of reasons. The most common reasons are: 1) To control air traffic volume to airports when the projected traffic demand is exp>[...]
Aero Linx: The Australian Parachute Federation The Australian Parachute Federation exists to administer and represent Australian Sport Parachuting. This is achieved by promoting an>[...]
ANN goes through a lot of trouble to make the graphics flashy and cool and an integral part of the story. But let's face it, they're bandwidth-intensive. So here are a couple of th>[...]