PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) The Oregon National Guardplans to fly drones over the Eastern Oregon Airport in Pendleton
and nearby wheat fields once a week to train for aerial surveillance in combat.
The guard demonstrated one of its four drones Tuesday and said it was the first flight of an unmanned military aircraft through civilian airspace.
the Guard is moving drone training to the airport to avoid conflicts with jets from the Whidbey Island Naval Air Station at thebombing range near Boardmanhttp://www.oregonlive.com
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