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Drones Across the Pond!

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The first transatlantic flight of a remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) is planned for July 10-11 by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI). The company will fly its MQ-9B SkyGuardian RPA from Grand Forks, North Dakota, to RAF Fairford in southern England. It will then go on display at the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) from July 13 to 15. The flight will take more than 20 hours.

 

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Would you want to be sat on the crowd line when one of those flys past?

Mistakes have been known to happen!!!

Just saying!:dance3:

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That will be good to see, just hope they don't lose it!  They are impressive aircraft. Of course this paves the way for unmanned commercial aircraft operating in the skies.  The technology exists already , but no passenger will want to board an aircraft without the guy in the pilots seat. However I could see where it would make sense to fly unmanned freighters given that airfreight is a major business these days. If Amazon are thinking of having delivery drones, why not up the game. 

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