Pilotless Planes and Five Other Innovations That Could Change the Skies

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Engineers at Rolls-Royce have developed miniature robots designed to speed up engine overhauls by removing the need for powerplants to be detached from the aircraft during maintenance visits.

Skift Take: A lot of this stuff is cool, and some of it may come to fruition. But only one thing scares pilot unions worldwide: pilotless planes, which are probably more feasible than most people think. That doesn't mean they're a good idea, though.

— Brian Sumers

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