AFRL Revives ULTRA For 2025 Flight Demonstration

A 2019 rendering shows the initial ULTRA aircraft flying a mission.

Credit: Air Force Research Laboratory
A U.S. Air Force program will try to prove an off-the-shelf aircraft and engine can be modified into an affordable, Ultra Long-Endurance Unmanned Reconnaissance Aircraft (ULTRA) that came remain airborne for multiple days. The fiscal 2024 budget request shows the Air Force wants to revive the flight...
Steve Trimble

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

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