View Full Version : UAV PILOTS STRESSED??

6th January 2012, 09:31 AM


A technician supporting U.S. Navy SEAL Team 18 works on a UAV, an unmanned aerial vehicle, before a demonstration of combat skills at the National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum in Fort Pierce, Florida November 11, 2011. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

6th January 2012, 09:52 AM
A parrot? seriously? that's like training for NASCAR with a john deere riding mower..

After actually reading the article, yeah I guess certain aspects can be stressful.. Maybe they should just fly FPV and relax a bit instead?

6th January 2012, 09:14 PM
Maybe the other seal team members threatend to *fix* him if he didnt get the thing flying!


6th January 2012, 09:25 PM
Perhaps they are feeling guilt. One can hope anyway.

6th January 2012, 11:21 PM
Seal Leader - "This is seal team 6 to base"

Base - "Go Ahead 6"

Seal Leader - "We've damaged the indoor hull on the drone... looks like she's a goner."

Base - "Aren't you outside on ops?"

Seal Leader - "Sir?"

Base - "Are you inside or outside?"

Seal Leader - "We're outside sir."

Base - "Use the ****ing outdoor hull! It's in the Drone box!"

Seal Leader - "Oh shit... I didn't even see that. Ok, thanks... continuing with mission "Iranian Eagle Eye"

*** Days later we would hear of the drone lost over Iran.