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First SkyGuardian RPA transatlantic flight underway

The first transatlantic flight for the new Medium Altitude, Long Endurance (MALE) remote piloted aircraft (RPA) has got underway from Grand Forks, North Dakota. The General Atomics MQ-9B SkyGuardian took off at 12:48 pm CDT (6:48 pm UK time) and will cross the North Atlantic overnight landing at RAF Fairford [read more]