Passenger planes can become completely unmanned in the near future. About this newspaper «Kommersant», citing research scientists.
Experts believe that a passenger aircraft can operate without pilots already by 2025-th year. Thanks to new technologies, airlines can save up to $ 35 billion — primarily due to the fact that would cut salaries of pilots.
The publication notes that at present, a large part of any flight is under autopilot control. When this technique is able to land the aircraft even in the most difficult visibility conditions. Thus, humanity already has the prerequisites for the introduction of unmanned flight.
Despite all the advantages, against the introduction of this type of transport are the passengers themselves. However, airlines are going to fight this by lowering ticket prices by 10%.