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Skunk Models Workshop 1/48 scale RQ-4B Global Hawk

The Global Hawk took me 11 hours to build, and was probably the simplest model kit I’ve built since I was 15.
By Larry Schramm
Published: May 3, 2011
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The RQ-4B Global Hawk’s main missions are high-altitude reconnaissance and targeting of enemy positions. The unmanned aircraft can stay on station for hours at a time, providing all-weather, day/night, wide-area surveillance. Once mission parameters are programmed into it, it can autonomously taxi, take off, fly, navigate, return, and land. Ground-based operators monitor status and can change the flight as necessary .With its spindly, 131' wingspan, it resembles the U-2 it eventually will replace.
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