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Before Predator: Early USAF Drones
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Location: Hilton Theater - EAA Museum
Presenter: Kenneth Katz
During the past 18 years of war, the US Air Force’s (USAF) signature weapon system has been the remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), popularly called a drone. The RPA has seemingly appeared out of nothing, but in fact the USAF involvement with RPAs stretches back over a circuitous path that covers eight decades.