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Secret RQ-180 Stealthy Unmanned Spy Plane Photographed Flying Over Area 51 For Third Time

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Source: Mega

Nov. 2 2021, Published 6:14 p.m. ET

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An aircraft believed to be the Air Force’s secret RQ-180 stealthy unmanned spy plane has reportedly been spotted and photographed for the third time flying over Nevada’s Area 51.

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According to Thomas Newdick and Tyler Rogoway of The Drive, this latest sighting of the alleged RQ-180 comes close to one year after the aircraft was believed to be first sighted flying high above the Mojave Desert. This latest sighting also comes a little more than one month since the secret unmanned spy plane was believed to be seen flying over the Philippines.

The outlet believes the fact that the RQ-180 has been seen two times in nearly two months means that the aircraft is potentially inching closer to more of an operational status by the Air Force.

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Source: Mega

This latest photo of the alleged aircraft was posted to the website Dreamlandresort.com, a website dedicated to Area 51 maintained by an individual named Joerg Arnu. Arnu was reportedly on the scene at the time the RQ-180 was most recently photographed, and he described what he saw when the picture was taken on October 31.

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“A friend who wishes to remain anonymous and I were at the Groom Lake Road gate yesterday,” Arnu’s description of events begins. “I heard a faint aircraft noise and noticed a contrail straight above us, inside the Area 51 restricted airspace, heading roughly SSW.”

“Through my image stabilized binoculars, I first thought I was looking at a B-2 until I realized it had a POINTED tail. The B-2 has a serrated tail. My friend took the enclosed photo (two enhanced versions superimposed). It is clearly a twin-engine aircraft.”

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Source: Mega

After his description of what he witnessed this past Sunday, Arnu then added that the photo of the aircraft was taken with a Canon 20Mpix camera that has a 1,600-mm equivalent focal length. Because of the specifics of the camera, Arnu speculates that the aircraft photographed can be estimated to have been flying around nearly 70,000-feet in the air.

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But the outlet does emphasize the 70,000-feet estimation is purely speculative because there is no official information available regarding the specific dimensions of the alleged aircraft. It is reportedly rumored to have a wingspan of 120-feet.

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Source: Mega
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