Drone Pilot

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Drones can fly into dangerous territory without risking the lives of a human crew. As technology improves, these unmanned aircraft become increasingly important in military operations. So do the pilots who fly them. Look inside to learn about what drone pilots do and what the future holds for this cutting-edge career.

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Overview

Drones can fly into dangerous territory without risking the lives of a human crew. As technology improves, these unmanned aircraft become increasingly important in military operations. So do the pilots who fly them. Look inside to learn about what drone pilots do and what the future holds for this cutting-edge career.

The Cool Military Careers series introduces readers to interesting and important military careers for the 21st century. Read all the titles in the series:

Aircraft Pilot

Avionics Technician

Drone Pilot

Helicopter Crew Chief

Information Systems Technician

Motor Transport Operator

Pararescue Jumper

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 What Are Drones? 4

Chapter 2 Training To Be A Drone Pilot 12

Chapter 3 Flying A Drone 18

Chapter 4 Drone Pilots In The Future 24

Glossary 30

For More Information 31

Index 32

About The Author 32

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