The U.S. Air Force is hoping to resume flights of the Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) from Beale Air Force Base, Calif., on Feb. 13, nearly three months after the November communications loss incident that prompted the suspension of Global Hawk flights at the base. During its first operational flight out of Beale on Nov. 21, the Global Hawk briefly lost link with the ground when it passed directly over its own communications antenna. Following its pre-programmed safety ...

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