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Beale aircraft to take pictures of Gustav damage

Airmen from Beale Air Force Base near Smartville are planning to fly a Global Hawk aircraft to take photos of the damage done by Hurricane Gustav on the Gulf Coast. Pictures from the aircraft will help officials assess flood damage. A Global Hawk is an unmanned reconnaissance aircraft that can fly at an altitude of 65,000 feet and provide high-quality images of more than 40,000 nautical square miles within 24 hours.


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