Schiebel Camcopter S-100 at the ILA 2006. Picture: Stahlkocher. License: CC-BY-SA-3.0
A German company recently sought drone pilots: training would take place in the U.S. and Ukraine, with deployment in Iraq and other crisis regions
"We are urgently looking for at least 3/5 helicopter pilots and 4/6 aircraft mechanics, preferably with military experience, starting immediately and as soon as possible", heaped a few weeks ago on the Facebook page of a German military service provider. Applicants were retrained to fly a helicopter drone: According to the job advertisement, pilots of the reconnaissance drone, which delivers razor-sharp images, are to spend two months at "Boeing" to be trained in the USA and then to fly a "Practical training month in Ukraine" go through. A German military service provider with drones in the crisis country Ukraine?