SKELDAR V-150 VTOL UAS Completes First Autonomous Intercontinental Flight

According to Unmanned Systems Technology, this capability is particularly useful under the current climate of extended flight restrictions.  The demonstrations will enable remote Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) operations, as well as further applications in search and rescue, the energy industry, military sectors and border patrol.

Thanks to CDR David Place (USN/Ret), davidplace47[at]gmail[dot]com, and Robin E. Alexander, President ATC, alexander technical[at]gmail[dot]com, for their assistance with this report, the background for which appeared in their  # 20 - 21 – 16 October 2020 edition of the UNMANNED SYSTEMS NEWS (USN).

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