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Secret Stealth Drone Flies Out Of The Shadows

December 13, 2013

In retrospect, it should come as no surprise that this story did not immediately appear on our radar: Last week, Aviation Week reported that the classified RQ-180 stealth drone has begun test flights at Area 51.

The unmanned airplane, built by Northrup Grumman, is meant to replace the piloted SR-71 Blackbird, a superfast Cold War spy plane that was retired in 1998. Read more:


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