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U.S. Air Force Flying Stealth UAV in Afghanistan

 

Illustration of Stealth UAV From Aviation Week & Space Technology Magazine.
Illustration of Stealth UAV From Aviation Week & Space Technology Magazine.

Photo of Stealth UAV.
Photo of Stealth UAV.

The RQ-170 Was Stored at the Tonopah, NV Test Range Airport. The UAV is Remotely Flown From This Location.
The RQ-170 Was Stored at the Tonopah, NV Test Range Airport.
The UAV is Now Remotely Flown From This Location.

A Few Facts About the RQ-170 - Per Aviation Week & Space Technology Magazine
(http://www.aviationweek.com/awst):

- First Known Operational Flights - Kanahar, Afghanistan Airport Beginning in 2007.

- Photographed Twice.

- Known as the "Beast of Kanahar"

- Remotely Flown From Tonopah, NV Test Range Airport

- Jet Powered

- Stealth Design

- Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaisance (ISR) Aircraft

- Developed by Lockheed Martin's Advanced Development Programs

- Estimated Wing Span - 66 Feet

- Flies Around 50,000 Feet

- Could Account For Some Sightings of Boomerang Shaped UFOs?
(Especially in Nevada and California)

 

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