Unmanned aviation: a blue sky opportunity

Unmanned aviation: a blue sky opportunity

Though widely held to be the fastest growing segment of the aviation industry, in terms of both civil and military applications, it's still rather difficult to ascribe a value to the market in unmanned aerial vehicles - or drones, as they're commonly known. We shouldn't be too surprised; it's an industry in its infancy, characterised by a fragmented manufacturing base and widely differing barriers to entry, populated by dozens of software and hardware specialists, private vendors and start-ups, in addition to some of the world's largest aerospace and defence contractors.

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