07 Aug '18, 1pm

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Become Mainstay of Wildland Firefighting

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Become Mainstay of Wildland Firefighting

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Become Mainstay of Wildland Firefighting Aug. 7, 2018 News By Air Force Senior Airman Crystal Housman | Contact Author California National Guard MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. -- Five years after a proof-of-concept mission, the MQ-9 Reaper drone has developed into a key asset in California’s fight against wildfires, including the Carr and Mendocino Complex Fires, which are currently burning in Northern California. An aircrew from the California Air National Guard’s 163rd Attack Wing flies an MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft during a mission to support state agencies fighting the Mendocino Complex Fire in Northern California, Aug. 4, 2018. The aircrew conducted fire perimeter scans and spot checks on the blaze, which encompasses the Ranch and River fires. California Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Crystal Housman 180805-Z-FD650-3004 ...

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