DarkSoulNoHope: Plus the moral implications of fairness, at least the people on the ground have a chance at shooting down the plane and killing inside the people who are trying to kill them, unlike drones where you could shoot one down and the experienced person flying it is safely out of dodge.
js34603: I'm not sure the US cares so much about the moral implications of fairness.
Big_Doofus: Hey, you're back! I'm actually glad! Sorry we got a timeout the other day.
hardinparamedic: So basically, they're wanting to develop another AD-6 Skyraider?[upload.wikimedia.org image 850x552]Old Sandy saved a lot of livesThat said, AirTractors are built like tanks. They use them around here from dirt fields to cropdust, and the things are built like tanks. Their primary operating altitude is around 200 feet or lower.They have literally crashed, been brushed off, and put back into the air.
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