Grand Forks AFB hosts first integrated UAV flight

Airman 1st Class Cole Nesbitt (holding binoculars), 319th Operations Support Squadron air traffic control journeyman, and Senior Airman Kyle Thwing, 319th OSS air traffic controller, monitor aircraft maneuvers in the air traffic control tower on Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D., August 1, 2014. Joining him in the tower are Col. Paul Bauman (far right), 319th Air Base Wing commander, and Col. Robert Cook (second from right), 319th ABW vice commander. They are watching the takeoff of an RQ-1 Predator that heralded the first flight of unmanned aircraft in unrestricted airspace. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. David Dobrydney)

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