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WASHINGTON - NRL’s C.B. Mirick patented his system for remote radio control of pilotless aircraft (or of “any circuits or objects which are to be controlled at a distance”) using a 'joy stick,' U.S. Patent no. 1,597,416, “Electrical Distant-Control System,” Aug. 24, 1926. 60834(H-405)


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