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AUVSI 2014: Test flights of Improved Gray Eagle resume

9th May 2014 - 09:00 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Nashville


General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) is continuing test flights of its Improved Gray Eagle (IGE) UAV, which brings a significant increase in endurance and payload capacity, it has emerged.

The company took a break from flight tests at its El Mirage Flight Operations Facility in Adelanto, California to display the aircraft at the Quad A exhibition in Nashville. However, the company said it planned to resume tests in mid-May.

Frank Pace, president of the Aircraft Systems Group at GA-ASI, told Shephard the company had spent a total of $30 million of internal funds to demonstrate the increased endurance potential and

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Tony Skinner


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Tony Skinner is Shephard Media's Creative Director, overseeing the strategic direction, content development and project …

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