RPAs Part I: Reaching 2 million hours

Capt. Ben (front), 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing Remotely Piloted Aircraft pilot, and Senior Airman Travis, 432nd Wing/432nd AEW RPA sensor operator, fly an MQ-1 Predator during the wing’s 2 million flying hour milestone Oct. 22, 2013. The wing flew its first 1 million hours in April 2011. The wing’s 2 million hour mark was achieved 32 months later, culminating in more than 215,000 total missions completed and nearly 94 percent of all missions flown in support of major combat operations due in large part to total force integration efforts and an expansion of combat air patrols. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. N.B./released)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. N.B.Released
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