Five Million Flight Hours

Five Million Flight Hours

San Bernardino—Board of Supervisor Chairman Robert Lovingood recently acknowledged General Atomics’ Predator-class aircraft series for having achieved its five millionth flight hour. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc., who has operations in the high desert, also reported it has Predator-class aircraft in the air around the world, “every second of every day.” Not only was the logging of five million flight hours an achievement for the company, it was also an historic milestone for the industry. The landmark achievement was achieved on April 4, with 360,311 total missions completed and more than 90 percent of them were flown in combat.

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