Not sure if you get to read this Clive, seeing as it's fairly old now, but thanks for this and for Logic 101, while neither subject was new to me, both taught me things I didn't know.
(whether this old dog CAN learn new tricks is open to question....)
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.