TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 1, 2016 â General AtomicsÂ has flown aÂ PredatorÂ remotely piloted aircraft at its Unmanned Aircraft System Flight Training Academy in North Dakota for the first time as part of its training operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday.
The company said ThursdayÂ the academy seeks to complement RPA training programs at the U.S. Air Force, with training for General Atomics aircrews beginning July.
“Our first class is already underway, and students progressed to the flight training portion of the syllabus today, ” saidÂ David Alexander, president for aircraft systems atÂ General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business.
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