Liquid-hydrogen powered Phantom Eye UAS finishes taxi tests

The Phantom Eye liquid hydrogen-powered unmanned aircraft system (UAS) from Boeing finished taxi testing at getting ready for its second flight.
During the taxi testing the UAS demonstrator aircraft sat atop its launch cart and reached speeds as fast as 40 knots, or about 46 miles per hour.

The Phantom Eye engineering team also completed the software and hardware upgrades necessary for higher altitude flight.

The Phantom Eye team also improved the UAS’s landing system after Phantom Eye’s first flight, when the landing gear dug into the Edwards lakebed and broke.

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