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Aurora's Orion UAS first flight successful

Aurora's Orion UAS successfully completes first flight

Aurora Flight Sciences announced today at the Air Force Association Air and Space Conference that the Orion Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) successfully completed its first flight on August 24, 2013. The flight was conducted on a western test range, lasted three hours and thirty-one minutes, and reached a maximum altitude of 8,000 feet above mean sea level.

Press release issued by Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation on September 17, 2013


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