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And then there were none - airline technology ponders operating with one or even no pilot

Given current objections to single-pilot planes, it's looking at possibility of fully-automated, remote-controlled flights


ONCE there were three on the flight deck. Then the number of flight crew fell to two when the Boeing 757 changed the way cockpits were designed in the 1980s.

Now, jetmakers are studying what it would take to go down to a single pilot, starting with cargo flights. The...

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