06/16/04 — Visiting Pelican

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Visiting Pelican

By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on June 16, 2004 2:03 PM

Pelican trainer aircraft

News-Argus/Bonnie Edwards

Program Manager Ray Jackson with the California Institute of Technology gets ready to launch the Pelican, a retrofitted Cessna 337 that is used in military exercises to simulate the actions of a remote-controlled Predator aircraft like those used in Afghanistan and Iraq to locate the enemy in the war on terrorism.

For more information see Pelican turns Predator.