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GA-ASI SeaGuardian® Takes Flight
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GA-ASI SeaGuardian® Takes Flight

Flights Demonstrate SeaGuardian’s Capabilities in the Maritime Environment SAN DIEGO – 14 September 2020 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) concluded a set of maritime test flights over the sea-lanes off the coast of Southern California on September 11th, using the MQ-9B SeaGuardian® Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS). This was the first MQ-9B configured for...

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GA-ASI Successfully Demonstrates High-Powered Computing at the Edge with AFRL's Agile Condor Pod
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GA-ASI Successfully Demonstrates High-Powered Computing at the Edge with AFRL's Agile Condor Pod

SAN DIEGO – 3 September 2020 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), with the support of SRC Inc., successfully integrated and flew the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) Agile Condor Pod on an MQ-9 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) at GA-ASI’s Flight Test and Training Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota. The Agile Condor Pod provides on-board high-speed computer...

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Stratos Aircraft Announces The First Flight of The Six-place Stratos 716X
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Stratos Aircraft Announces The First Flight of The Six-place Stratos 716X

Redmond, Ore., July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Stratos Aircraft announced the first flight of its Stratos 716X model – registration N716X. The flight lasted 22 minutes. Flown by test pilot Sean VanHatten, the Stratos 716X is a spacious six-place jet with generous space for baggage. The all-carbon airframe, single-engine jet is designed to cruise at 400 knots. The first flight was a full power...

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GA-ASI Conducts JCG's Validation Flights in Japan
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GA-ASI Conducts JCG's Validation Flights in Japan

Validation Flights Using SeaGuardian® RPA Are Scheduled to Begin in Mid-September SAN DIEGO – 07 July 2020 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a global leader in Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), announced today that they will partner with Asia Air Survey (AAS) to hold a series of validation flights for the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) featuring...

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GA-ASI Demonstrates Automatic Takeoff and Landing Enhancements
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GA-ASI Demonstrates Automatic Takeoff and Landing Enhancements

SAN DIEGO – 25 June 2020 – As part of the ongoing U.S. Air Force contract for MQ-9A Reaper modernization, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) demonstrated three expanded Automatic Takeoff and Landing Capability (ATLC) enhancements that provide the MQ-9A with a dramatic increase in operational flexibility. One enhancement enables the MQ-9A to land at an alternate or...

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GA-ASI Ferried New MQ-9 to Holloman Air Force Base

First Time Flying RPA for Customer Delivery; Saves Packing, Shipping and Reassembly San Diego – 09 April 2020 – On January 8th General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) for the first time flew a new MQ-9 Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) to a customer location at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. Typically a new MQ-9 is packed and shipped by GA-ASI for reassembly after...

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GA-ASI Completes First Production-Representative MQ-9B Skyguardian®
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GA-ASI Completes First Production-Representative MQ-9B Skyguardian®

SAN DIEGO – 31 March 2020 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has completed the first production-representative MQ-9B SkyGuardian® Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). First flight of this aircraft took place on March 30, 2020 at GA-ASI’s Flight Operations Facility in El Mirage, California. “With first flight of the production-representative aircraft, we remain on...

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Smart Monitoring Aerial System - Drone a Spy Equipment
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Smart Monitoring Aerial System - Drone a Spy Equipment

Los Angeles, California - April 02, 2020 - (PRLEAP.COM) Security Pro USA believes that it will revolutionize the entire perimeter security market due to its fully autonomous capabilities, superior monitoring results, high efficiency, and affordability. The Smart Monitoring Aerial System is a turnkey comprehensive arrangement and our customers are not required to follow any pre-coordination...

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First Approval for Beyond-Visual-Line-of-Sight Drone Flights Granted in Canada Using Iris Automation's Onboard Detect-and-Avoid Technology
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First Approval for Beyond-Visual-Line-of-Sight Drone Flights Granted in Canada Using Iris Automation's Onboard Detect-and-Avoid Technology

SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2020 /CNW/ -- MVT Geo-solutions, in partnership with Iris Automation, has been granted the first Beyond-Visual-Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC) by Transport Canada using only onboard Detect-and-Avoid (DAA). The approval was granted based on the utilization of Iris Automation's DAA system, called Casia, which provides commercial...

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Locon Sensors Withstand Extreme Temperatures
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Locon Sensors Withstand Extreme Temperatures

Locon Sensor Systems offer robust sensor solutions for even the most severe environmental conditions. Their line of high-temp inductive sensors and their cylindrical photoelectric series can operate in temperatures up to 250 degrees Celsius. See our video to learn more.

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