TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 22, 2017 â AÂ General AtomicsÂ business unit has performed a flight of the MQ-9B SkyGuardianÂ remotely piloted aircraft across non-restricted airspace following approval from the Federal Aviation Administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday.
The company said FridayÂ it flew the Predator B variant fromÂ Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona to General Atomics Aeronautical Systems‘ Gray Butte flight operations facility in California over a distance ofÂ 275 miles as part of efforts to achieve international type-certification for the RPA.
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