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August 31st, 2015
China’s Largest Rainbow 5 Drone Makes Its Maiden Voyage

China’s largest, self-developed unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) made its maiden flight in Gansu province Monday, according to local media. The drone’s first flight lasted about 20 minutes, though it can reportedly stay in the air for more than 30 hours. The CH-5 UAV has a wingspan of 66 feet and a takeoff weight of about 3 tons. Read more via International Business Times