MQ-9 Readies for First Flight

A MQ-9 Reaper from the 174th Fighter Wing, New York Air National Guard, taxis in front of a Blackhawk helicopter in preparation for the MQ-9's first training flight from Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield at Ft. Drum, NY on 18 October 2011. The 174th Fighter Wing has begun flying the remotely piloted aircraft in restricted airspace around Ft. Drum to train pilots and sensor operators working from Syracuse’s Hancock Field. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Ricky Best)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Ricky Best
VIRIN: 111018-Z-IF667-057.JPG
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