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General Atomics’ Avenger RPA Conducts Nearly 24-Hour Continuous Flight

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has flown an extended-range version of its Avenger remotely piloted aircraft for 23.4 hours continuously. The Avenger Extended Range RPA set a new endurance record and surpassed a flight test goal of 20 hours, General Atomics said Thursday. During the test, the Avenger ER operated in an intelligence, surveillance …

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General Atomics’ Extended-Range Avenger RPA Completes 1st Flight; Linden Blue Comments

General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business completed the maiden flight of an Avenger Extended Range remotely piloted aircraft Oct. 27 at the company’s Gray Butte flight operations facility in Palmdale, California. The Avenger ER aircraft is a variant of General Atomics’ jet-powered Predator C Avenger  and designed to have a 76-foot wingspan …

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