Photos: Defence's remotely piloted aircraft

May 3, 2011

The Department of Defence's unmanned Heron Aircraft spent 475 hours in the air over Afghanistan in April, logging more than 4,600 total flight hours since operations began in January 2010.

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The Department of Defence’s Heron Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) spent 475 hours in the air over Afghanistan in April, and logged more than 4,600 total flight hours since operations began in January 2010. Credit: Department of Defence.  
 

The Department of Defence’s Heron Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) spent 475 hours in the air over Afghanistan in April, and logged more than 4,600 total flight hours since operations began in January 2010. Credit: Department of Defence.

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