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General Atomics’ SkyGuardian Aircraft Secures FAA Special Airworthiness Certification

The Federal Aviation Administration has certified General Atomics to operate in national airspace a remotely piloted aircraft designed for civil flight use. The company said Thursday it obtained Special Airworthiness Certification in experimental category for a second MQ-9B SkyGuardian unit. David Alexander, president of aircraft systems at General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business, said the permit allows the …

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General Atomics Forms Industry Team for Canada’s Remotely Piloted Aircraft Project

General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business has partnered with CAE, L3 Technologies’ Wescam subsidiary and Maxar Technologies’ MDA business to form an industry team that aims to meet Canada’s requirements for multi-mission remotely piloted aircraft systems. Team SkyGuardian Canada will offer the MQ-9B SkyGuardian drone for the Canadian armed forces’ RPAS project …

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