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  •  human pilots really are now the limiting factor in (4+ / 0-)
    And what's more it will be automated - a drone with no one on board. This actually makes some things simpler - keeping mere humans alive under the conditions this aircraft is intended to experience would add a lot of weight and complicated systems to the design.
    high-tech aviation.  I think it not at all impossible that the current generation of military aircraft are the last that will have pilots, and remotely-piloted vehicles will be the future of military aviation.

    In the end, reality always wins.

    by Lenny Flank on Tue Nov 05, 2013 at 08:49:52 AM PST

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