Topic: Pilotless

US Navy testing more pilotless helicopters

WASHINGTON : The helicopter kicked up a cloud of freshly fallen snow that partly obscured the ground below, but despite the poor visibility, it gently touched down in a landing that was unremarkable except for the fact no one was at the controls.The helicopter, filmed during testing by the Naval ...

Pilotless US plane lands after 469 dys

WASHINGTON  - A pilotless space plane developed by the US Air Force has landed safely back on Earth after spending 469 days in orbit, officials said. The robotic X-37B, a sort of miniature space shuttle weighing just five tonnes and measuring some 29 feet long, touched down Saturday at ...

Pilotless Plane Crashes Paktika
August 18, 2010, 12:49 pm

Another Pilotless plane crashes in Paktika

An unmanned plane of NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) crashed in Afghanistan's eastern Paktika province on Wednesday, a statement of the alliance released here said. "An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) crashed in the Sharan district of Paktika province today," the statement ...

Paf Pilotless Plane Crashes
July 14, 2010

PAF pilotless plane crashes

A pilotless plane of the Pakistan Air Force crashed in Sargodha on Tuesday, a private TV channel reported. The plane was on regular rehearsal and test flights when it fell and crashed due to technical reasons. Security men reached the site and started collecting the pieces of the crashed jet.

Official Lebanon Blast Injured Dozen Killed Least
September 29, 2008, 8:38 am

4 killed, 30 injured in Lebanon army bus blast

Four people were killed on Monday in a car bomb blast targeting a military bus on the outskirts of the restive northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli, security and military officials said. The attack risks further undermining stability in the troubled country and efforts to reconcile rival ...