Aurora’s Orion UAS Successfully Completes First Flight

By Caroline Rees / 18 Sep 2013

Aurora Flight Sciences has announced that the Orion Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) successfully completed its first flight on August 24, 2013.

The announcement was made at the Air Force Association Air and Space Conference.

The flight was conducted on a western test range, lasted three hours and thirty-one minutes, and reached a maximum altitude of 8,000 feet above mean sea level.

Orion UAS

The Orion UAS on it’s maiden flight

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