General Atomics Receives Predator Civil Flight Authorization

Credit: Predator B: General Atomics
The FAA has approved a certificate of authorization (COA) allowing General Atomics to fly its Predator B remotely piloted aircraft beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) of an operator using a ground-based sense-and-avoid system (GBSAA) to prevent midair collisions. Granted for one year starting Aug...
Bill Carey

Bill covers business aviation and advanced air mobility for Aviation Week Network. A former newspaper reporter, he has also covered the airline industry, military aviation, commercial space and uncrewed aircraft systems. He is the author of 'Enter The Drones, The FAA and UAVs in America,' published in 2016.

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