Talk:AeroVironment RQ-11 Raven

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
WikiProject Military history (Rated B-Class)
MILHIST This article is within the scope of the Military history WikiProject. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the project and see a list of open tasks. To use this banner, please see the full instructions.
B This article has been rated as B-Class on the quality assessment scale.
WikiProject Aviation / Aircraft (Rated B-class)
WikiProject icon This article is within the scope of the Aviation WikiProject. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the project and see lists of open tasks and task forces. To use this banner, please see the full instructions.
B-Class article B  This article has been rated as B-Class on the project's quality scale.
Checklist icon
Taskforce icon
This article is supported by the aircraft project.

AGL - limited by what?[edit]

> 1,000 feet (305 m) above ground level (AGL)

I guess it's the maximum distance of radio that limits the GL. Correct? --marsian 22:01, 24 December 2008 (UTC)

correct, I am the pilot of one in my unit, but 1000 feet is bogus, I've had one up to 8000 feet AGL... the members of Aerovironment that teach the class say its ceiling is 10,000 AGL, or 15,000 MSL. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 23:09, 7 November 2010 (UTC)

Operator, kid, you're not a pilot 'til you crash it. (talk) 03:16, 18 July 2012 (UTC)

Estonian useage[edit]

This might be a useful reference for that. - The Bushranger Return fireFlank speed 00:23, 24 October 2010 (UTC)

Merger proposal[edit]

I think that FQM-151 Pointer should be merged into this article. The two types are closely related, the Raven being a development of the Pointer, and it would help both articles escape stub/startness, in addition to making the story of the type more complete. - The Bushranger Return fireFlank speed 17:20, 26 October 2010 (UTC)

potential resource[edit]

Flight of the Warbots; How a save-the-earth maker of solar-powered aircraft became the world's most prolific manufacturer of military drones December 07, 2011, 11:10 PM EST BusinessWeek by Brad Stone, some excerpts or keywords

  • 4-lb. miniature airplane called the Raven-B (talk) 05:51, 17 December 2011 (UTC)

That's all well and good...[edit]

but what's it used for? Surveillance, presumably - does it have a camera onboard? Audigex (talk) 21:51, 28 December 2011 (UTC) Yes. (talk) 03:18, 18 July 2012 (UTC)

Could you guys provide source of this claim please???[edit]

I have "edited" the article. But would really appreciate ANY "source" confirming that QUOTE: More than 19,000 Raven airframes have been delivered to customers worldwide to date. Even link claiming that 1000+ airframes were produced would help. (talk) 01:00, 24 June 2012 (UTC)

Air Force?[edit]

Last I checked, it's pretty much everybody but the Air Force who uses these things. Why isn't it in the category of Army equipment instead?

Capture by Iran Section is inaccurate[edit]

This article says "In 2013/June/5, RQ-11 captured by Iran's Armed forces after going inside Iran's border". That completely impossible given that it's only February 2013. It has a link to some article that it's in some language I don't read (Hebrew?) — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 07:34, 4 February 2013 (UTC)

Here's the article in English. I think you will have a hard time arguing a reference is wrong if you cannot read it :-). --MarsRover (talk) 00:33, 7 February 2013 (UTC)

Capture by Iran Section is completely wrong[edit]

The UAV captured (in 2012 I assume) is clearly not a RQ-11 RAVEN. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 20:26, 6 February 2013 (UTC)

Blacklisted Links Found on the Main Page[edit]

Cyberbot II has detected that page contains external links that have either been globally or locally blacklisted. Links tend to be blacklisted because they have a history of being spammed, or are highly innappropriate for Wikipedia. This, however, doesn't necessaryily mean it's spam, or not a good link. If the link is a good link, you may wish to request whitelisting by going to the request page for whitelisting. If you feel the link being caught by the blacklist is a false positive, or no longer needed on the blacklist, you may request the regex be removed or altered at the blacklist request page. If the link is blacklisted globally and you feel the above applies you may request to whitelist it using the before mentioned request page, or request its removal, or alteration, at the request page on meta. When requesting whitelisting, be sure to supply the link to be whitelisted and wrap the link in nowiki tags. The whitelisting process can take its time so once a request has been filled out, you may set the invisible parameter on the tag to true. Please be aware that the bot will replace removed tags, and will remove misplaced tags regularly.

Below is a list of links that were found on the main page:

    Triggered by \barmy-technology\.com\b on the local blacklist

If you would like me to provide more information on the talk page, contact User:Cyberpower678 and ask him to program me with more info.

From your friendly hard working bot.—cyberbot II NotifyOnline 12:22, 3 April 2014 (UTC)

External links modified[edit]

Hello fellow Wikipedians,

I have just added archive links to 2 external links on AeroVironment RQ-11 Raven. Please take a moment to review my edit. If necessary, add {{cbignore}} after the link to keep me from modifying it. Alternatively, you can add {{nobots|deny=InternetArchiveBot}} to keep me off the page altogether. I made the following changes:

When you have finished reviewing my changes, please set the checked parameter below to true to let others know.

N Archived sources still need to be checked

Cheers.—cyberbot IITalk to my owner:Online 01:56, 15 January 2016 (UTC)