In Reversal, USAF Plans Automatic Takeoffs, Landings For Reapers

Credit: U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. James L. Harper, Jr.
Pressed with ongoing training and retention problems with its unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) pilots, the U.S. Air Force has finally opted to allow for the use of an Automatic Takeoff and Landing System (ATLS) for its General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper aircraft. This new program is one of a handful of...

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