There have been threads about pilotless aircaft in the past-but technology moves on and I thought to open a thread combining latest information about planes without a pilot might be a sensitive thing to do.
Recent demonstations of UAV's like "Global Hawk" -who will have a European sister called "Euro Hawk"- have demonstrated the progress in this technology.
An excellent article resuming the current situation can be found under :
I would nevertheless be interested to gather your opinions about where the technology will move-will it be the cargo-flight that will become the first operators of unmanned flights ? or the Military transporters?