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  • Predator training base sees rising demand for services


    ​Predator squadron commanders at Holloman AFB in New Mexico, the air force's primary training base for what it prefers to call remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) crews, are aware that demand for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-1 Predator pilots may wane in coming years.


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  • Single Reaper passes flight hour milestone


    ​Following a 17-hour combat sortie in support of the US military’s operations in Afghanistan, a single US Air Force...


  • Lockheed consolidates position to access civilian UAV market


    ​New Years Eve came and went without the US Federal Aviation Administration publishing a set of rules governing the...


  • Netherlands to host first European UAV training facility


    ​The Netherlands government and Strat Aero have signed a letter of intent for the establishment of an unmanned air...


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  • Single Reaper passes flight hour milestone

    News | 14 Jan 2015 03:12 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Following a 17-hour combat sortie in support of the US military’s operations in Afghanistan, a single US Air Force General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-9 Reaper unmanned air vehicle surpassed a record 20,000 flight hours to date.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Single-Reaper-passes-flight-hour-milestone-407863/
  • Lockheed consolidates position to access civilian UAV market

    News | 13 Jan 2015 20:49 | Dan Parsons

    ​New Years Eve came and went without the US Federal Aviation Administration publishing a set of rules governing the operation of unmanned air vehicles within the national airspace. It would be the first step toward opening US skies to commercial application of small UAVs.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lockheed-consolidates-position-to-access-civilian-UAV-market-407862/
  • Netherlands to host first European UAV training facility

    News | 12 Jan 2015 17:12 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Netherlands government and Strat Aero have signed a letter of intent for the establishment of an unmanned air vehicle training facility focused on the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper platforms.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Netherlands-to-host-first-European-UAV-training-facility-407808/
  • Dutch army seeks Raven replacement

    News | 10 Dec 2014 16:37 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Royal Netherlands Army is in the process of preparing a request for proposals for the replacement of its AeroVironment RQ-11 Raven unmanned air vehicle, which it expects to release in early 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Dutch-army-seeks-Raven-replacement-406964/
  • Arca Space pitches low-cost stratospheric UAV to civil market

    News | 01 Dec 2014 17:13 | Beth Stevenson

    ​A new stratospheric unmanned air vehicle with the same high-tech capabilities found in US military-operated unmanned systems – but with the price tag of a car – is being pitched to the civil UAV market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Arca-Space-pitches-low-cost-stratospheric-UAV-to-civil-market-406619/
  • British Army praises performance of Watchkeeper during debut deployment

    News | 17 Nov 2014 18:23 | Beth Stevenson

    ​A leading figure in the British Army’s unmanned air vehicles operations has praised the first deployment of the force’s new Elbit Systems/Thales WK450 Watchkeeper system, during which it was involved in three-way UAV operations to offer cueing and intelligence to the US Marine Corps in Afghanistan.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/British-Army-praises-performance-of-Watchkeeper-during-debut-deployment-406159/