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General Atomics Flies Extended-Range, Long-Wing Reaper Variant

General AtomicsTYSONS CORNER, VA, March 4, 2016 — General Atomics has flown the Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper extended-range, long-wing variant during a demonstration at the Gray Butte Flight Test Facility in February, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday.

The company said Feb. 25 the flight test sought to check the remotely piloted aircraft’s airworthiness as well as its launch and landing functions.

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