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Boeing studies pilotless planes as it ponders next jetliner

Boeing Co is looking ahead to a brave new world where jetliners fly without pilots and aims to test some of the technology next year, the world's biggest plane maker said in a briefing ahead of the Paris Airshow. ( More...

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bbabis 2
Darn, you beat me to the posting! Anyway, it is only a matter of time and it will happen sooner than later. The job opportunity of the future will be as a pilot monitor trained only in abnormal and emergency procedures because that is the only time you will get to touch the controls. Ultimately, as in the X-37B, the cockpit will be designed out of the aircraft.
Toby Sharp 1
Bill, i sure wish you were wrong about all this.......weird to think about huh?


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