By James Dao
but only positive stress in enjoying while i am flying.
In the first study of its kind, researchers with the Defense Department have found that pilots of drone aircraft experience mental health problems like depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress at the same rate as pilots of manned aircraft who are deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan.
The study affirms a growing body of research finding health hazards even for those piloting machines from bases far from actual combat zones.
UAS test site competition
By: Mark Rockwell
The Federal Aviation Administration will launch its competition for test sites for unmanned aircraft systems by the beginning of March, said the agency’s head of unmanned systems integration.
Jim Williams, director of the agency’s UAS integration office, announced the schedule at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Program Review 2013, which took place in McLean, VA.