Fully-automated, pilotless planes are in the pipeline | Tech Talk

By Mathew Dickerson
Updated June 3 2021 - 6:34am, first published 5:30am
The initial objective is to use the autonomous planes in dull, dirty or dangerous flights.

I love the scene in Flying High just after Captain Oveur collapses from food poisoning and Elaine flips the switch for "automatic pilot". A large inflatable pilot named "Otto" inflates and takes the controls of the plane.

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