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Humans of the GI - Trevor Parcell

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In the Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration engineering lab with unmanned aircraft pilot Trevor Parcell. Photo by Josh Hartman.
Josh Hartman

“I had never heard of drones, I didn’t know that that was something that you could do when I was coming off of the Lockheed production line. I realized that I had all of the base qualifications already. I was a pilot, I knew robots and programming. Don’t quiz me on it right now, but I understood how these things worked and I had a fresh passport so—I actually got laid off and hired on the same day. All of a sudden I’m learning [about] all these unmanned aircraft and that was a major turning point—I had never considered any of this.”

In the Alaska Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration engineering lab with unmanned aircraft pilot Trevor Parcell.