Fairchild Blackfly Sailwing RPV

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Fairchild Blackfly Sailwing RPV
 US Army Aviation Museum
 Ft. Rucker, Alabama, USA
November 19, 2014

The US Army acquired this drone in 1973.  It was used primarily as a test bed for drone recovery (landing) techniques.  The wings folded backward along the fuselage for transport.


© Robert Barnes 2018