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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"First flight represents the compilation of numerous
tests to validate the airworthiness of the aircraft, and the
robustness and reliability of the software that allows it to
operate as an autonomous system and eventually have the ability to
take-off and land aboard an aircraft carrier."
Source: Capt. Jaime Engdahl, UCAS-D program
manager, US Navy, following the first flight test of the X-47B.