New Age of Unmanned Aerial System

09 Aug 2009

The Air Force became an operator of an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) when a detachment at Kandahar, Afghanistan, conducted its first flight with a Heron unmanned aircraft. The Heron is a one-tonne unmanned platform powered by an 86kW Rotax engine, capable of medium altitude, long-endurance flights.

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