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According to Reuters, futurists at the aircraft manufacturing HQ are looking to the future of air transportation. They claim they may soon be putting passenger planes into the sky without human pilots.

With small, controlled drones becoming common in the air, it’s only a matter of time before the drones grow in size until they can carry passengers. So, what could possibly go wrong? Maybe a couple of decades from now, when your flight is preparing to land, the cheerful automatic pilot will inform passengers:

Fasten your seatbelts as we touch down in ... beep .. click ... Atlanta ...  awk ... Albany ... erk ... zap ... Afghanistan ... urg .... Amsterdam ... umph ... Argentina ... theeek ... Antarctica...smoooosh!

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