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Predator - the Pilot's Experience
Predator - the Pilot's Experience

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AIR DATE: February 2, 2012

In just a few years, the unmanned aerial vehicles - Drones and Predators - have become a part of how we think about the military. They are used for reconnaissance and intelligence in Afghanistan and Iraq and they have also been used to attack snipers and terrorist cells. But what is it like to fly the predator? Colonal Matt Martin penned a memoir of his experience in the early days of the Predators with Charles Sasser. Sasser tells us what he learned about the remotely piloted planes from Matt Martin.
 
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