Rise of the Machines

Looking ahead to the future, it is going to be imperative that we have complete standardisation of anything built. This is due to the fact that we will need a robotic maintenance specialist to fix everything for us. If one company, one nation, or even if one particular industry starts building their hardware, fasteners, and parts where they are attached with different methods than everyone else, then the robots used to repair these items cannot be used by those which have robots built for other standard specifications. Okay so let’s talk a little bit about standardisation of might.

 

The Common Cockpit Era

The Federal Aviation Administration, NASA, the US military, and most of general aviation is now on board with the concept of “common cockpit” which would mean that every cockpit of every aircraft, helicopter, glider, airliner, or even future flying vehicle would all be the same. Everything would be in the same place, except for aircraft which may be complex would have additional mechanisms, but then again, always in the same place as all the other complex aircraft of those types. This means a pilot could get out of one aircraft, climb into another or even a spacecraft …