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Being american technology, it won't exactly be safe nor reliable. Ask any chinook pilot (especially the dead ones).
Originally posted by Gazrok
Wouldn't surprise me if this plane (or some outgrowth of it) were already in use. I know we haul out the older planes now and then for missions, but I have to believe we have something in place that is doing the role of the Blackbird since it was officially retired, even if UAV. This seems like a good contender. 2020....yeah right. Maybe for when to go PUBLIC with it....