A Doomed Aircraft Is Left to Fly Until it Runs Out of Fuel

We have a developing story, as you may have heard. There was as a civilian Learjet– NARRATOR: News of a rogue Learjet, flying hundreds of miles off course, has captivated the nation. PRESS SECRETARY: The FAA began tracking aircraft in distress. The president was made aware of this situation, this morning, in a meeting with…

QF-16: F-16 based drone takes off – Truthloader Investigates

The F-16 is one of the most widely produced fighter jets of the modern age, designed in the 1970s and still flown by scores of air forces, including the US military. Many of the older variants, however, are out of service, languishing in desert storage sites. So what to do with them? Well, Boeing have…

Lightsabers, drone F-16’s and new islands in Pakistan – Truthloader

Hello and welcome to Truthloader’s science in 90 seconds. Three little stories to blow your big ole’ mind. And first up, Is it a bird, is it a plane? Yes, it’s a plane, obviously. But this F-16 does is missing something other planes have – a pilot. Boeing have converted half a dozen mothballed jets…

Where’s the pilot? Boeing’s unmanned F-16 jet fighter does barrel roll at 40,000 ft

Wait a minute. They’ve forgotten the pilot. In fact, they haven’t. They’ve remembered they don’t actually need one. This test flight starts off successfully with a picture perfect take-off. The Q-F-16 fighter jet heads out to the Gulf of Mexico, and at 40,000 feet performs aerial maneuvers that pilots would have to make…including barrel roles…