Are you fascinated by Aircraft, how they operate and wish to know more about them?
Well, here, let's take a look at this high profile military Aircraft that came in a suitcase!
This is the MQ-1 Predator:
MQ-1 predator is capable of both reconnaissance and attack missions.
And yes, It is the only military aircraft that comes in a suitcase.
Yeah it’s a really big suitcase but IT’S STILL a SUITCASE. Over 800 of these were produced.
The predator could travel 450 miles (to designated spot) and linger up to 14 hours. And what make this platform unique isn’t performance, or it mission capabilities or it’s extreme low cost. The only reason this plane stands out above the rest: that after 60 crashes, two lost to weather, and a few lost to SAM and small fire (one was even shot down by a MIG) was that in all those missions and over a million mission hours, No Pilot has died.
No other aircraft, combat, prototype, civilian carries that record.
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