US Launches Drone From Aircraft CarrierA drone the size of a fighter jet took off from the deck of an American aircraft carrier for the first time Tuesday in a test flight that could eventually open the way for the U.S. to launch unmanned aircraft from just about any place in the world.
Navy: Drone Aircraft Crashes In Md.; No InjuriesA Naval drone aircraft crashed on Maryland's Eastern Shore on Monday without injuries or property damage on the ground, officials said.
UMd.'s Wind Tunnel To Test Unmanned AircraftThe University of Maryland's wind tunnel will be used to test the propulsion system for an unmanned aircraft that takes off vertically and then shifts to horizontal flight.