The Best Of The Worst
“A Novelet of Air War of the Future” – I’d love to submit something to these guys – like Paul J. Nahin’s “The Man in the Gray Weapons Suit” (1979), describing a jet fighter so automated that the pilot merely decides what to do: The plane’s onboard computer flies it and, when he is wounded and unresponsive, the plane itself returns him to home base.
(We had the technology: The Space Shuttle could de-orbit and land entirely under its own control. They tested it once – basically said, “Home, James,” and sat back. It worked perfectly.)
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