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Global Hawk passes 2000.



The US Air Force's RQ-4A Global Hawk drone recently passed the 2000 combat flight hour milestone, giving the combined systems The Combined Systems project is a Dutch collaborative research and development project involving the key partners of the Delft Collaboration on Intelligent Systems (www.decis.  an overall mileage MILEAGE. A compensation allowed by law to officers, for their trouble and expenses in travelling on public business.
     2. The mileage allowed to members of congress, is eight dollars for every twenty miles of estimated distance, by the most usual roads, from his
 of over 4000, this since its first flight in February 1998. In addition to its combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq the Global Hawk has been deployed to Florida, Australia and Germany. In April of 2001 a Global Hawk aircraft completed the first non-stop flight A non-stop flight in the aviation industry refers to any flight which does not involve any intermediate stops. Many laymen mistakenly assume that a "direct flight" is similar to a "non-stop flight".  across the Pacific Ocean, flying from Edwards Air force Base Edwards Air Force Base, U.S. military installation, 301,000 acres (121,805 hectares), S Calif., NE of Lancaster; est. 1933. It is one of the largest air force bases in the United States and has the world's longest runway. , California to Edinburgh, South Australia--effectively cementing its place in the Guinness Book of World Records with a 13,840 km flight.
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Publication:Armada International
Date:Oct 1, 2004
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