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Latest F-35 bang seat* mods will stop them breaking pilots' necks, beams US



" the last gen of fighters to have a pilot sat in them?"

Err... Yes, and No. Drones can be remarkably effective in a ground support role. But to gain and keep air superiority you need an aircraft that is able to defend itself and attack others. The delay time for a drone to observe and act upon dogfight conditions would IMHO be too great.

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