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Robot planes need robot ground-handling gear before the machine uprising can begin. Luckily ...

Needless to say, there's a sinister Stealth robot combat jet doing the rounds. Blighty's equivalent Taranis job is said to be in the air already, and America is working on one which can fly off aircraft carriers.

European stealth UCAV mockup at the Paris Airshow 09

Vous ne m'avez jamais vu. Droite?

Obviously robot aircraft need robot ground-handling tractors before their plan to eliminate humanity can really get going.

Remote controlled aircraft ground handling equipment at Paris Airshow 09

It's so hard to get good fleshy slaves these days.

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