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Members of the 348th Reconnaissance Squadron monitor the flight of an RQ-4 Global Hawk during an endurance flight from Grand Forks Air Force Base March 28. The flight set a new record, lasting 34.3 hours and was thel ongest flight by an all-female crew. Photo illustration courtesy / Staff Sgt. David Dobrydney, U.S. Air Force

Grand Forks base breaks flight record with Global Hawk

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GRAND FORKS — Last weekend, a Global Hawk from Grand Forks Air Force Base flew back and forth over North Dakota for 34.3 hours without stopping.


The base said this week that was the longest flight by a military aircraft without aerial refueling and it was the longest flight by an all-female crew.

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Tu-Uyen Tran
Tran is an enterprise reporter with the Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. He began his newspaper career in 1999 as a reporter for the Grand Forks Herald, now owned by Forum Communications. He began working for the Forum in September 2014. Tran grew up in Seattle and graduated from the University of Washington.
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