Thursday, June 30, 2011

Learning How To Pilot A Drone

Flying Lessons: Learning How To Pilot A Drone -- CNN

Paris (CNN) -- Police and military forces are increasingly reliant on unmanned aerial vehicles to do jobs deemed too risky for humans to do in person, with drones regularly used in surveillance and warfare, from Liverpool to Libya.

So just how easy is it to pilot one? CNN got a drone flying lesson to find out.

The makers of one drone recently exhibited at the Paris Air Show claim their UAV is designed to be easier to use than a computer game -- which is just as well but I've never been much good with games either, whether World of Warcraft or Wii.

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