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EXCLUSIVE PHOTO: LARGE FLYING WING DRONE SPOTTED AT PLANT 42

This picture was taken from a pilot passing through Palmdale about a 16 months ago. What appears is a large flying wing type unmanned aircraft with a dorsal intake. The wingspan appears to be right around seventy feet. The aircraft … Read the rest of this entry

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IRAN POSTS FULL DOCUMENTARY ABOUT RQ-170 SENTINEL CAPTURE INCLUDING PICTURES FROM ITS RECOVERY!

In need someone to translate this video. Please email me: Aviationintel@gmail.com

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IS THE US FLYING THE RQ-170 SENTINEL OVER SYRIA???

The implementation of an active US drone surveillance program over Syria, put in place to monitor the eleven month old bloody uprising that seems to be turning rapidly into a full blown civil war, was admitted to exist today by … Read the rest of this entry

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IRGC DISPLAYS RQ-170 SENTINEL “FLOAT” DURING RALLY!

See gang it’s not as easy as you think to make an exact replica of something like an RQ-170 from photos and broken wreckage in a few days. The same is true apparently even IF you have the actual article … Read the rest of this entry

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THE RQ-170 SENTINEL’S SOFT RETURN TO EARTH REMAINS A MYSTERY TO THE CIA, MASSIVE AMOUNTS OF DATA COULD HAVE BEEN COMPROMISED

It would appear that the CIA cannot recreate the incident that doomed the RQ-170 Sentinel that was patrolling high over the skies of Iran late last November. Apparently the Sentinel’s three separate data streams all began sending back erroneous information … Read the rest of this entry

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NEWS ROUNDUP JANUARY 18th, 2012!

SAUDI ARABIA MAY BE SEEKING NUCLEAR WEAPONS: I have talked about the looming nuclear arms race on the Arabian Peninsula vis-a-vis Iran for some time now. I have gotten mail from many saying that is a theoretical opinion, well this … Read the rest of this entry

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RQ-170 SENTINEL ORIGINS PART II: THE GRANDSON OF “TACIT BLUE”

PLEASE READ RQ-170 ORIGINS PART I FOR FULL CONTEXT BEFORE CONTINUING ON: My first piece on the ancestry of the RQ-170 Sentinel, America’s secret unmanned stealthy sensor truck of choice, got a lot of traffic and was the topic of … Read the rest of this entry

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RQ-170 SENTINEL ORIGINS: DARKSTAR HAS GROWN UP

                  Since the “Sentinel Down” escapade began I have wanted to do a piece about the probable origins of the RQ-170, in an attempt to answer many of the looming questions as … Read the rest of this entry

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Iran Says It Spoofed The RQ-170 Sentinel Into Thinking It Was Home, Others Say It Was Captured In Afghanistan

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Middle-East/2011/1215/Exclusive-Iran-hijacked-US-drone-says-Iranian-engineer This is an interesting read but seems to be a “glazing” of the possibilities and the complexity of what it would have taken to make the events proposed happen. There is simply much more story here. What they do not mention in … Read the rest of this entry

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“Sentinel Down” Update & Commentary!

President Obama says that the US has asked Iran for the drone back. This is so ridiculous I don’t even want to address it, but it does at least validate that Iran has a US drone. The DoD has yet to say … Read the rest of this entry

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HOW THE RQ-170 SENTINEL DRONE COULD HAVE FALLEN 50,000+ FEET AND SURVIVED RELATIVELY INTACT

http://youtu.be/byS2UcA1QKk Although long or medium endurance and higher altitude cruising unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are not high performance in the sense of an F-22 or SU-30, they are in fact extremely high performance when it comes to maximizing their design’s potential for … Read the rest of this entry

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IRAN DISPLAYS WHAT COULD BE A RQ-170 SENTINEL DRONE, INTACT (Updates Posted Below!)

Well here it is, Iran has put something on Display. It matches pretty well to the photos we have seen and it seems to be plausible size-wise (most estimations on size I have read were WAY blown out of proportion … Read the rest of this entry

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New Details Emerge About The Doomed RQ-170 Sentinel Drone That Crashed Within Iranian Airspace

It seems to be a widely settled fact that an RQ-170 Sentinel was lost in Iranian airspace. Iran is claiming now that they hacked into the RQ-170’s navigational system and basically hijacked it from it’s American operators. This has about 1/4 of 1% … Read the rest of this entry

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RQ-170 SENTINEL DRONE SHOT DOWN OVER IRAN?

*UPDATES AND LINKS TO ALL OF MY LATEST COMMENTARY ON THE TOPIC POSTED AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE. PLEASE READ THROUGH IN ORDER. The RQ-170 Sentinel may have recently fulfilled one of it’s most important design objectives: to be lost over enemy or semi-friendly territory without giving up … Read the rest of this entry

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B-2 Spirit Costs $130k AN HOUR To Fly!?!?!?

GOOD LORD that is one expensive aircraft to operate, maybe the highest ever? Still, it would take over 15,000hrs of flight time to actually spend more on operating the B-2 then what they originally cost! Freedom aint cheap I guess… … Read the rest of this entry

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