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Airbus Flight Tests Jet-Powered Sagitta in South Africa

Airbus Defence and Space has successfully tested a new type of aircraft that will aid the development of future unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for series production. The unmanned jet-propelled demonstrator with the project name SAGITTA flew completely autonomously for around seven minutes over Denel’s Overberg Test Range (OTR) in  South Africa, on a pre-programmed course. Continue reading