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Film of Navy Remote Drone Hellcats from 1952 Shows Early Drone Use by Military

Remote pilots in the PO-1W Constellation mother plane can send fighter drones through any maneuvers The drones were converted World War II fighter — propellered F6F-5K Hellcats. The Constellation aircraft carried radio-control gear for the drones and early-warning devices. A big hump was situated on top of the middle of the fuselage of the Constellation.

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Gloster Meteor British World War II Jet fighter Rare Footage (to VIDEO)

Gloster Meteor — the United Kingdom’s first jet fighter showing takeoff and flight. The Gloster Meteor was the first British jet fighter and the Allies’ first operational jet. Designed by George Carter, it first flew in 1943 and commenced operations on 27 July 1944 with 616 Squadron of the Royal Air Force (RAF). The Gloster […]

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