Monday, July 09, 2007

Weird Wings

Being an "Aviation Nut", I would say that the 50's and 60's took the prize as being the era that produced the strangest designs and ideas for aircraft, some of which actually flew.

That being said check this out a design that rivals anything that was dreamed up during the cold war. I don't care what you say that is just weird and cool all at the same time... via The Danger Room

The Air Force has enlisted all the big aerospace companies to design giant, high-flying spy drones that'll stay in the sky for two days, tracking everything in the air and on the ground for miles around. But to pull it all off, Defense News notes, the sensors have to be embedded in the wings of the robotic planes themselves...

Read the rest HERE

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