General Atomics Receives Second FAA Certificate for Avenger UAV Written 8 March 2021


A Predator C Avenger UAS and inert ordnance sit on display on a tarmac at Palmdale, CA, Aug. 8, 2012. | Credit: MC1 Peter D. Lawlor; Wikipedia; Public Domain

FlightGlobal reported that General Atomics Aeronautical Systems received an experimental certificate from the FAA for a second Avenger Extended Range UAV. The certificate “will allow the company-owned aircraft to operate within the US National Airspace System, the company said on 3 March.” General Atomics senior director of quick-action programs Pete Latta said, “This [Experimental Certificate] will also help [General Atomics] employ the latest configuration of the Avenger ER for customer payload testing and company investments in advanced [UAV] control technologies.”
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