@eetcowle Nice to see you're on a bit of a run here, as it's the last day of judging for the May cartoon caption contest (and I am the judge!) You get extra points for multiple entries--and good luck in the judging!
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.