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Rise of the Drones 

Discover the cutting-edge technologies that are propelling us toward a new chapter in aviation history.

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Peter Yost
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Craig Sechler ... Himself - Narrator (voice)
Corey Brixen Corey Brixen ... Himself - Hobbyist
Rand Paul Rand Paul ... Himself - Senator, Kentucky
Chad Chad ... Himself - Remotely Piloted Aircraft Pilot, Captain, United States Air Force
Matt McDonough Matt McDonough ... Himself - United States Air Force, Air National Guard
David Deptula David Deptula ... Himself - Lieutenant General, United States Air Force
Missy Cummings ... Herself - Humans and Automation Lab, MIT
Buhler Buhler ... Himself - Rallypoint
Peter Singer Peter Singer ... Himself - Brookings Institution
Tony Bevacqua Tony Bevacqua ... Himself - Lieutenant Colonel, United States Air Force
Abe Karem Abe Karem ... Himself - Karem Aircraft, Inc.
Paul Eremenko Paul Eremenko ... Himself - Deputy Director, Tactical Technology Office, DARPA
Jason Jason ... Himself - Major, United States Air Force
Shuja Nawaz Shuja Nawaz ... Himself - Atlantic Council
Yiannis Antoniades Yiannis Antoniades ... Himself - BAE Systems
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Discover the cutting-edge technologies that are propelling us toward a new chapter in aviation history.

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TV-G | See all certifications »
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Language:

English

Release Date:

23 January 2013 (USA) See more »

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Pangloss Films See more »
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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Craig Sechler: The airforce is now training more remote fighters than manned fighter and bomber pilots combined.
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OK but really basic.
10 May 2015 | by carbuffSee all my reviews

Good Nova program, but for my tastes, light on technical details.

I already have a good knowledge of these vehicles and I wanted more details and comparisons of the ones in current or near future use. For instance, the highly-capable Global Hawk was only a bit player in this production.

On the other hand, the three other people I watched this program who had very little existing knowledge on this subject matter found it interesting, if a little slow.

So, a very good basic introduction with some stuff that will interest those who are more knowledgeable, but only solid and not one of their strongest programs


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