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IN THEMAIL: Some UAV pilots need to wear flight suits

Published 03/01/2009, Grand Forks

In response to Jason Astles’ Feb. 22 letter, “Flight-suited UAV pilots seem a bit much,” I submit the following. The predator pilots employed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection fly manned law enforcement aircraft in addition to their duties as UAV pilots, thus the requirement of a flight suit.

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