Robot Stealth Fighter Flies atop Space Shuttle Carrier Aircraft

Phantom Ray hitches ride on 747, CNet

"The Phantom Ray UAV got some air time today, with a little help from a jumbo jet. Boeing's futuristic unmanned aerial vehicle took a 50-minute flight today riding piggyback on a NASA Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, a modified 747 designed to ferry space shuttles from one terrestrial site to another. The aerospace giant had said earlier in the year that the Phantom Ray was on track to make its first flight, but this may not be exactly what it had in mind."

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