Gallery: Boeing’s Hydrogen-Powered ‘Phantom Eye’ Successfully Completes...

 

Boeing’s drone aircraft, the Phantom Eye UAV, just completed its debut autonomous flight on June 1 at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base in California. The aircraft intially flew for 28 minutes (a short trail run) and then set off on a solo journey that would last for four days straight. Powered by liquid hydrogen, the Phantom Eye climbed to an altitude of 4,080 feet and reached a cruising speed of 62 knots — all while only releasing water as its byproduct!

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