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miamiair (netAirspace FAA) 06 Apr 18, 09:40Post
Mysterious Northrop Grumman Spy Plane Emerges At The Mojave Air and Space Port


...It has long, slender, glider-like wings and a twin-boom tail arrangement connected by a single large stabilizer. This basic planform is commonly associated with aircraft intended for highly efficient, but typically low-speed flight at high altitudes...

And let's get one thing straight. There's a big difference between a pilot and an aviator. One is a technician; the other is an artist in love with flight. — E. B. Jeppesen

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Click Click D'oh (Photo Quality Screener & Founding Member) 06 Apr 18, 16:53Post
Why? This is pretty much the one place that UAVs are doing great in.

Besides, the Air Force and Army have already learned the hard way that even with a King Air sized airframe, they end up getting loaded down too heavily with all the garbage that gets bolted on, then they fly them so long the crews are literally killing themselves with fatigue.
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ANCFlyer (netAirspace ATC & Founding Member) 06 Apr 18, 23:39Post
And these are worn out . . . . . and not a lot of fun to spend many hours in zooming about . . .
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