Watchkeeper Accidents Highlight Safety Concerns

Credit: Watchkeeper: Andrew Linnett
LONDON—The head of Britain’s Defense Safety Authority has called on the defense ministry to make better use of simulation to train unmanned air vehicle crews after a spate of accidents involving Thales’ Watchkeeper system. Accident reports into the loss of two Watchkeepers during flights in West...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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