Yes again. What price safety? What price certification? Somebody is going to make the implicit decision whater to keep the project alive without full certifation or take a huge loss on the development to date. Such is the real, dog-eat-dog world.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.