If your kid is thinking of going to flight school and maybe incurring serious student debt—or in your name—to become a commercial pilot, you might want to reconsider after reading this. A new report from financial analysts at investment bank UBS takes a deep dive into the economics of potentially pilotless commercial aircraft and concludes that it is not a question of if, but when. Their best guess is almost certainly before the 2040s—when today’s college-age ...


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