Airmen use a ground-control station cockpit to control remotely piloted aircraft Nov. 17 during a training mission at Creech Air Force Base in Indian Springs, Nev. The Pentagon plans to remotely piloted aircraft flights by as much as 50 percent in the next few years to meet increased needs for surveillance, reconnaissance and lethal airstrikes around the world.
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Feb. 16, 2009: Flowers are left in memorial near where Continental Connection Flight 3407 crashed in Clarence, N.Y. Fifty people died. Pilot fatigue was cited as a factor.
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