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Monday, June 4, 2012

Massive experimental drone takes to skies above Edwards AFB

 Boeing's Phantom Eye unmanned aerial vehicle made its first flight at Edwards Air Force Base,
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With a 150-foot wingspan and an egg-shaped fuselage, the drone was built at Boeing's Phantom Works complex in St. Louis with engineering support from its facilities in Huntington Beach. The drone is designed to spy over vast areas at an altitude of up to 65,000 feet. This day ushers in a new era of persistent intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance where an unmanned aircraft will remain on station for days at a time providing critical information and services," said Phantom Works President Darryl Davis in a statement.
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