Student pilots of the US Air Force take part in a virtual reality flight simulation in January 2018 at Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi. Photo: US Air ForceStudent pilots of the US Air Force take part in a virtual reality flight simulation in January 2018 at Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi. Photo: US Air Force
Student pilots of the US Air Force take part in a virtual reality flight simulation in January 2018 at Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi. Photo: US Air Force

In the dogfights of the future, are these the new top guns?

  • A newcomer to combat took on one of the US’ best fighter jet pilots in a series of simulated aerial battles
  • The result was a win for the contender but not a victory for the approach, analysts say

Topic |   Artificial intelligence
Student pilots of the US Air Force take part in a virtual reality flight simulation in January 2018 at Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi. Photo: US Air ForceStudent pilots of the US Air Force take part in a virtual reality flight simulation in January 2018 at Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi. Photo: US Air Force
Student pilots of the US Air Force take part in a virtual reality flight simulation in January 2018 at Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi. Photo: US Air Force
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