Armed Forces Minister visits Reaper operators

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Ministry of Defence said:
Armed Forces Minister Nick Harvey recently visited the RAF personnel who fly the Reaper Remotely Piloted Air System (RPAS) over Afghanistan from Creech Air Force Base in Nevada, USA.

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Sigh! Why is Wg Cdr Jules Ball wearing flying gear when he isn't actually flying, only potentially operating a drone? Do the controllers need protective flying gear?
 
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I watched one of those 'How do they do that' shows the other day and they were visiting the USAF lot that run the GPS constellation. They were all sitting in their offices in full flight suits despite the fact that 'aircraft' they fly are 20,000km out in space (thanks wikipedia)! To take it to its logical conclusion I think they should be forced to wear full space suits at the desk, see how popular growbags are then!
 

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