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US Army Testing Pilotless Black Hawk Helicopter
« on: May 06, 2014, 10:54:03 AM »

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Re: US Army Testing Pilotless Black Hawk Helicopter
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2014, 11:39:16 AM »
Skynet incoming.
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Re: US Army Testing Pilotless Black Hawk Helicopter
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2014, 01:41:27 PM »
Skynet incoming.

possibly, but they still have to network these craft together with a strategic decision-making machine before we really start getting there.

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Re: US Army Testing Pilotless Black Hawk Helicopter
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2014, 04:27:12 PM »
I don't like this. At all.

It's a commonly thrown about number - you need 10,000 hours of practice (or one hell of a need to get out right the bleep now) to become good at something.

Boring is good. Routine supply runs let you get to know her moods and her tempers. What she can do and what she won't stand for. Every chopper is different and the pilot has to fit to her - not the other way around. You pick up little habits in one that simply don't translate when you get shifted. Think of it like starting a new love affair.

Automating the boring shit is taking valuable flight time and is going to result in a far less capable cadre of gunship pilots.
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