President Donald Trump’s proposed “great, great wall” along the 2,000-mi. U.S. border with Mexico could breathe new life into Aurora Flight Sciences’ “ultra-endurance” Orion UAV program. Conceived as a fixed-wing alternative to airships for surveillance and communications relay missions, a lone prototype was developed and flight-tested under supervision of the U.S. Air Force’s Big Safari special projects office. Designed to fly for five days ...
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