SYRACUSE--An MQ-9 remotely piloted aircraft operated by the New York Air National Guards 174th Attack Wing takes to the air from the runway at Syracuse Hancock International Airport in Syracuse N.Y. on Wednesday Dec. 162015. This was the first time a military RPA operated from an air field used by both military and civilian aircraft. Hancock Field Air National Guard Base the home of the 174th shares the field with the commercial airport. Until now the wing has only flow its MQ-9 Reaper aircraft from Wheeler Sack Army Airfield at Fort Drum N.Y.
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