Hale High in the Sky

Braybrook, Roy
June 2003
Armada International;Jun/Jul2003, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p56
Focuses on the development of the drone aircraft for military use. Objectives of tests for drone aircraft in Europe in 1939; Models of drone aircraft that were tested and used by air forces since 1939; Factors that have led air forces to test and use drone aircraft.


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