I'm back from the Paris Airshow. There is a "show in the show" full of UAV (Unmanned Air Vehicle) and with some large scale models of UCAV (Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle) as well. There is a controversy about how far will UCAV replace Manned Combat Aircraft (MCA to make short). Military and industrial professionals are telling you roughly this : 1 - either, UCAV will replace MCA completely. 2 - or, UCAV will work alongside MCA. And they respectively compare advantages : 1 - With UCAV, no need to risk pilots lives and a UCAV full of artificial intelligence, sensors, high manoeuvrability will surpass any pilot. 2 - The finest technology, the finest "remote computer pilot" will never completely replace human judgement, intuition, adaptability of a pilot in a combat aircraft on site, in the war zone. Personally, I remember what the "experts" were saying 40 years ago : "no need to build combat aircraft anymore - the missiles will do the job ! And I feel that the same "experts" are again burying manned combat aircraft a little to quickly. Are some professional out there to give their opinion about all this ? Thanks Please Register or Log in to view the hidden image!