US Air Force moves to stem shortage of drone pilots

Washington (AFP) Jan 15, 2015
Facing a shortage of drone pilots, the US Air Force said Thursday it will increase pay for those who operate the robotic planes and draw on airmen from the reserves to fill the gap.

The growing demand for drones has stretched the American military’s resources and placed a major strain on the aircraft’s pilots, who work an average of about 14 hours a day, six days a week, Air Force Secretary —> Read More Here


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