Unmanned Vehicles

Boeing A160T Unmanned Rotorcraft Shifts Gears in Flight, Passes 100 Flight-Hours

19th December 2008 - 07:59 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Boeing has announced that its A160 Turbine (A160T) Hummingbird unmanned rotorcraft has achieved two key milestones: using its two-speed transmission to change gears in flight, and passing the 100-flight-hour threshold.

"Being able to shift gears in flight is the final significant step in realizing the full potential of our optimum ...

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