Second SkyGuardian Completes First Flight

Credit: MQ-9B: General Atomics
LONDON—General Atomics has performed the first flight of its second prototype MQ-9B SkyGuardian medium-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aircraft system. The aircraft, codenamed YBC02, took to the air at Laguna Army Airfield at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona, on Sept. 26, the company announced Oct. 2...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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