Oh yeah, let's go out on a low-to-medium altitude observation mission!
"No need for two engines", they said.
"No need for armor", they said.
This is a Signature Line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.
JLAmber/forum/images/avatars/gallery/first/user61/1.pngoffline(netAirspace ATC & Founding Member) 07 Jan 19, 21:43
Surely this type of design is redundant due to the advancements in UAV technology? What's the point in risking two personnel to do a job that can be done from the comfort of a control room at far lower cost and risk to life?
A million great ideas...
miamiair/forum/images/avatars/gallery/first/user54/1.pngoffline(netAirspace FAA) 08 Jan 19, 11:45
The UAV doesn't work in the close-in air support role. I think this is a novel concept, but not for the role they are going to propose for it.
The original Bronco is a fascinating aircraft, it can use a revamp, new engines, new avionics, new weapon systems. Just like the adage: "What is going to replace the A-10?"
Easy, "Another A-10!"
And let's get one thing straight. There's a big difference between a pilot and an aviator. One is a technician; the other is an artist in love with flight. — E. B. Jeppesen