KACST Successfully Converts Manned Aircraft into Drone

Monday 1438/10/23 - 2017/07/17
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Riyadh, Shawwal 23, 1438, Jul 17, 2017, SPA -- King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) has announced the success of its specialists in converting a manned aircraft into a drone.

This was disclosed by Prince Dr. Turki bin Saud bin Mohammed, the KACST President, pointing to the successful field test of the drone named Al-Nawras which has many strategic advantages.

He explained that a squadron of three drones of Al-Nawras have successfully been flying through one control room to carry out joint missions and these strategic type of drones can fly up to 30 hours.

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