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No more human-controlled take-offs for Israeli UAVs
Tel Aviv, Israel - They will all use ATOL systems by 2015
The UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) will operate no more human-controlled take-offs and landings in future. An Israeli Air Force requirement to use external pilots during its UAV's operations will become redundant within the next three years since the use of automatic take-off and landing (ATOL) systems has been widely increased. Currently the air force uses an external pilot during the take-off...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency