Skyborg Set For Flying Debut At Orange Flag

A conceptual design for a low-cost attritable aircraft.
Credit: Air Force Research Laboratory
Flight testing will begin this summer using elements of the Skyborg autonomous control system, said Brig. Gen. Heather Pringle, commander of Air Force Research Laboratory, on Feb. 24. Orange Flag, a regular exercise hosted by the Air Force Flight Test Center, will allow the Air Force to get a first...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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