Accession Number:

ADA595987

Title:

Operators of Air Force Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Breaking Paradigms

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

AIR UNIV MAXWELL AFB AL AIR FORCE RESEARCH INST

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

As the Air Force plans the integration of unmanned aircraft systems UAS into the fleet, it confronts a personnel system and culture designed for and inherently biased towards manned aviation. In this article, the author discusses the history of UAS personnel policy, training, and operations, highlighting the growing chasm between manned and unmanned flight and encouraging the reader to challenge paradigms.

Subject Categories:

  • Pilotless Aircraft
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE