This is just flat out cool stuff! The X-47B is an amazing piece of high tech but when you actually watch it taking a cat shot, mid-air refueling and then taking a trap it just boggles the mind. How long until pilots are no longer needed (or wanted) in the cockpit? Let’s hear your thoughts on that!
Northrop Grumman is using an X-47B unmanned air vehicle (UAV) as a flying testbed for air refueling systems in support of its proposal for the U.S. Navy’s upcoming MQ-25A Stingray unmanned aerial refueling tanker contest.
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