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X-47B Completes First Carrier-based Arrested Landing

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Added by: jamieooh, 07-10-2013
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Published on Jul 10, 2013

The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator completed its first carrier-based arrested landing on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) off the coast of Virginia July 10.

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07-15-2013, 07:03 PM #77170
ChapaWolf    
ChapaWolf
First Lieutenant

Whats going on in this X-47 is that its man out of the loop. Which technically means the aircraft is not flown by somebody its merely overseen by a person. This is artificial intelligence landing and making corrections not a person. The cool thing about man out of the loop is this can go on standby and circle an area for something like 80 hours without any input then when given a command, it will do what its told when its told. Like return to carrier or refuel in the air or strike a target. No human input is needed other than the command.
   
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07-15-2013, 12:53 PM #77162
jamieooh    
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Quote Originally Posted by gutro View Post
Radar assist?
Would it be harder landing your own bird on a deck or a remote bird from a room in Virginia?
I would think remotely would be harder. I would think your depth perception would gone and speed.
What's going to happen when the see gets a little rough?
I'm no expert thou.
Wish we had a carrier pilot on here.
   
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07-15-2013, 12:45 PM #77161
gutro    
gutro
Warrant Officer

Radar assist?
Would it be harder landing your own bird on a deck or a remote bird from a room in Virginia?
   
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    jamieooh (07-15-2013)
07-11-2013, 05:13 AM #77032
   
casino
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Wire 2
   
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07-10-2013, 10:51 PM #77027
   
finack
Warrant Officer

Sweet. Been waiting to see one of these actually stick a landing. Nice find. Thanks.
   
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    jamieooh (07-10-2013)
07-10-2013, 07:31 PM #77012
ChapaWolf    
ChapaWolf
First Lieutenant

Man out of the loop. That shit caught the wire perfectly.
   
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