NASA drone ditches chase plane in milestone flight

Unmanned aircraft took an historic step forward on Tuesday as NASA conducted the first flight of a large, remote-piloted drone through public airspace without the usual safety chase plane. Using advanced communication and collision avoidance technology, the Ikhana aircraft took off the Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California and flew to Fresno and back while sharing the air with commercial and private pilots…
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