The U.S. Army is downgrading technology in its new Eurocopter UH-72 Lakota fleet so student pilots can master basic flying skills instead of having the modern helicopter automatically perform those tasks. But concurrent with the service’s old-school methods of inculcating these skills, it is revolutionizing its training with virtual reality and the use of classified scenarios, which helps Fort Rucker, Alabama, prepare aviators for multidomain fights. The new training methodology is an ...

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