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Online JuST Peter

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F16 Drone -- AWESOME!!!!
« on: November 18, 2013, 05:06:25 PM »
Boeing has converted six F-16 fighter jets that were sitting in mothballs for 15 years.  Take a look at this short 3.5 minute video and see this remarkable feat.
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Re: F16 Drone -- AWESOME!!!!
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2013, 05:15:23 PM »
That's awesome...

It's the way wars will be waged. Everyone sitting in their offices fighting a war half a world away.

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Re: F16 Drone -- AWESOME!!!!
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2013, 06:04:07 PM »
It makes excellent sense in that it can carry more fuel (the pilot's weight, at least- not a huge amount at the rate they burn it) and pull as much Gs as the plane can stand- far more than a human can.  It can fly more accurately than a human can, as demonstrated in the landing.
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