E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Completes First Flight

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E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Completes First Flight

Post by wildbill » Sun Aug 12, 2007 1:13 pm

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Aug. 3, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The first E-2D Advanced Hawkeye development aircraft, known as Delta One, built for the U.S. Navy by prime contractor Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), completed its first flight this afternoon. Northrop Grumman Flight Test Pilot Tom Boutin and U.S. Navy Flight Test Pilot Lt. Drew Ballinger along with Northrop Grumman Flight Test Lead Weapon Systems Operator Zyad Hajo lifted off shortly before 11 a.m. and flew for approximately 1.3 hours.


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