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Air Force Can't Convince Anyone to Pilot Drones

 
Air Force Can't Convince Anyone to Pilot Drones
Posted Thursday, August 22nd 2013 @ 9am  by Kevin Spak, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– It turns out, killing people by remote control is an unpopular profession. The Air Force is having trouble recruiting new drone pilots, a new Brookings Institute report reveals, and the ones it already has quit at three times the rate of its manned pilots. The problem: It's a boring job. When not carrying out assassinations, drones generally perform surveillance missions, which are both dull and require around-the-clock shifts, Popular Science reports.

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