October 2011 1st attempt at unmanned flight

[Click on photos below to enlarge.]

[May 11, 2012]     Send a link to a friend

Havana was the site for training using unmanned aerial surveillance equipment on Oct. 15, 2011. This training marked the first time the FAA has authorized operation of unmanned aircraft outside restricted airspace. High winds prevented any launching of the planes.

Pictures by LDN

The aircraft is transported in parts and assembled on-site.

Unmanned aircraft is capable of taking pictures.

To get up to speed, the aircraft are launched.




Directional ops are done by computer from inside a truck.

Waiting to launch










Detachment 1, Headhunters logo



Support equipment

The craft is first launched to gain speed.


Back to top


News | Sports | Business | Rural Review | Teaching & Learning | Home and Family | Tourism | Obituaries

Community | Perspectives | Law & Courts | Leisure Time | Spiritual Life | Health & Fitness | Teen Scene
Calendar | Letters to the Editor