Question #24553

Will automation replace pilots in the airline industry due to pilot shortage?

Will automation put bus taxi drivers out of business

  • Skyseeker1

As long as profit driven capitalism is the system of choice ...A) absolutely

  • ?

no

  • don r

No.

  • Tracy L

Would you trust your life to WINDOWS or actually any other operating system? I won't.

  • ?

very possible to due right now.. you can easily eliminate of one the two pilots on every plane

  • Gerald

yes we are moving rapidly that way to make more money of course there can be only one end we are no longer needed surplus to requirements

  • Censored For Your Protection

Autopilots already do the majority of the flying on commercial jetliners, but there will always be a need for a human pilot to monitor it and take control when needed.

  • Zaphod Beeblebrox

No. Not in the foreseeable future. the 2-crew cockpit is here is stay for a long time.