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    Pilotless planes

    Would anyone here fly on a plane that is automated? Why?

    I certainly wouldn't.

    I'm sick of peoples jobs being replaced with machines and computers.

    Technology will be the end of us.


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    isnt that what auto-pilot is???

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    Yes but the pilot controls the auto-pilot, I mean a plane that doesn't have a pilot on board, that is flown by computers the whole time.

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    Used to race RC and electronics just fail for no reason. So "no" I wouldnt

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    skynet!

    i`ll be back!!!

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    This is an interesting topic; to answer, no - I don't think I would. But, I've also learned to never say never. At the end of a day, year, or life - you have what you have...

    But I'm curious: Except for transmission and reception of information failing, what are the major obstacles or differences between a pilot in the plane and a pilot on the ground that is flying the plane remotely...? I'm talking about automated pilots that sit in front of screens/instruments being fed the same info a pilot in the plane is receiving. We all know the military does this w/spy drones and such... I'm just curious about what the important differences are...

    And I'm also ignoring "external" forces, say like a passenger gone insane/terrorist attack and such... opinions?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 83Gator View Post
    And I'm also ignoring "external" forces, say like a passenger gone insane/terrorist attack and such... opinions?
    They would then crash it into the ocean, no queations asked!

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    the last thing i want to hear from the cockpit speaker when the engine sucks up a bird is a woman's voice saying " RECALCULATING ROUTE!!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by KamikazeGPR View Post
    the last thing i want to hear from the cockpit speaker when the engine sucks up a bird is a woman's voice saying " RECALCULATING ROUTE!!"

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