GAO finds inefficiencies in Air Force management of RPA pilots

By Sara Sirota  
February 8, 2019 at 2:18 PM
Despite progress in career advancement for remotely piloted aircraft pilots, the Air Force has not evaluated its process for efficiently managing certain staff positions, according to a congressional watchdog. "Air Force officials have noted problems with the current oversight process which may be hindering its ability to efficiently and effectively manage these non-operational staff positions as required by Air Force policy," a Feb. 7 Government Accountability Office report found. The report focused on non-operational positions that require aviation expertise, including...

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