AeroVironment Global Observer Crash Rattles Observers

AeroVironment’s GO-1 Global Observer hydrogen-powered high-altitude long-endurance (HALE) unmanned aircraft crashed at Edwards AFB, Calif., on April 1. The aircraft was 18 hr. into its ninth envelope-expansion test flight. The cause is being investigated. A second aircraft is almost complete, but...

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