xeni at July 12th, 2013 20:15 — #1
"Albert Hibpshman is a United States Air Force (USAF) pilot of manned and unmanned aircrafts. During his recent deployment to Afghanistan, Hibpshman was a Mission Commander flying MC-12Ws [intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircrafts] as well as a Group Liaison Officer, responsible for the coordination between five flying squadrons and Army, Marine and special forces units… READ THE REST
wotanswoodcraft at July 13th, 2013 00:51 — #2
The whole interview is a big sloppy knobjob for cyberwar, completely ignoring the fact that MORE civilians are killed by drones than actual combatants.
Albert should have been asked what he thinks when the news about children being massacred by drones for the heinous crime of collecting firewood to warm their homes.
codinghorror at July 13th, 2013 01:16 — #3
Interesting, what is your source of data for this assertion?
kenmce at July 13th, 2013 10:55 — #4
I'm impressed that what appears to be a real drone pilot (er, operator) was allowed to talk to the media.
wrybread at July 13th, 2013 14:20 — #5
Scary how much corporate speak there is in his answers. "An aggressive cross check and skepticism are healthy habits that I’ve brought from previous manned aircraft flying." Etc. This is a frickin career for this guy. I guess that should be expected, but it gives me chills.
xeni at July 17th, 2013 20:15 — #6
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