12 iulie 2018

SkyGuardian drone completes transatlantic flight from U.S. to U.K.

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July 12 (UPI) -- General Atomics announced its MQ-9B medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely piloted vehicle completed its first transatlantic flight from the United States to Britain. The MQ-9B SkyGuardian was launched from Grand Forks, N.D., on July 10, flying more than 4,300 miles over the course of 24 hours, before landing at the Royal Air Force Fairford in Gloucestershire in southwest England, the company said this week. "This historic event was a demonstration of the endurance and civil [...]