• March



UH-60 Black Hawk takes flight with no pilot

UH-60 Black Hawk takes flight at Fort Campbell and no one was on board, not even a pilot

The flight was the first time the system known as ALIAS flew completely by itself. The system is being tested with 14 different military aircraft.

Officials say a helicopter flew unmanned around Fort Campbell in what is the Army’s first automated flight of an empty Black Hawk. Engineers told reporters Tuesday that the 14,000-pound helicopter successfully navigated around the post on the Kentucky-Tennessee border as if it was downtown Manhattan.

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