Gamers to Replace Top Guns on Dangerous Missions
Well it turns out that if you're big into flight-simulators and gaming, you may not have been wasting your time after all.
The British Royal Air Force (RAF) announced Saturday that they will be using unmanned Reaper planes in 'frontline missions' in Afghanistan replacing their top gun pilots with younger "video-game players". Apparently, studies have shown that the best drone crews are usually video game players as compared to experienced fighter pilots.
The young gamers don't even need flight school either. As long as they're top tier in their flight games, they'll only need 30 hours' basic flying training to be piloting the unmanned Reapers.
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