Those Air Force Drones Are Bigger Than You Think

I keep forgetting about how damn huge some drones are. Most people think they are tiny, like toy planes. As this photo of a Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk shows, they are actually big. Big as in pretty damn huge.

This image was taken at last year's Seoul Air Show in South Korea. I have seen one of this live at the Dubai Air Show and I was truly impressed. They are indeed gigantic.

The Global Hawk is an unmanned aerial vehicle used but the USAF and the US Navy. Like the good old U-2, the Global Hawk is a spy and surveillance aircraft capable of many digital wonders, providing both with radar and optical data. It can cover 103,600 square kilometres per day. [Northrop Grumman]

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