Air Force Drones: Are Fighter Pilots Obsolete?

If you think drone aircraft are all the rage at the U.S. Air Force, just wait a few years. The men in the Pentagon who look into the future believe UAVs -- Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or pilotless planes -- are the future. Comparing today's drones to the development of manned military flight, "we are in the 1920s," said Lt. Gen. David Deptula. He spoke at a Defense Department briefing looking 30 years into the future. UAV's are already used, principally for reconnaissance, where they can fly...Full Story
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