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  • Maintenance Airmen work together to bring Global Hawk back to the fight

    BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- In August of 2016 an RQ-4 Global Hawk from Beale suffered a catastrophic fault in its oil system during a mission. The aircrew acted decisively to safely remotely-pilot the aircraft to Edwards Air Force Base, California. Last month, a group of maintenance Airmen from the 9th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 12th
  • Global Hawk travels to Robins for refurbishment

    An RQ-4 Global Hawk flew to Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, on May 23, 2017 from Beale to receive a new, organic paint refurbishment. It marks the first time an unmanned aerial vehicle of this type has flown to an Air Force air logistics complex and gone through airframe restoration.