Morale: Fighter Pilots Face A Dismal Future : Apparently the Air Force is looking to a day when no fighter plane have pilots in them. The UAV is the future.
Many people, including some generals in the air force, believe that its next generation fighter will not have a pilot on board. Many air force generals admit that the F-35 is probably the last manned fighter. But some believe that the F-35 will be facing stiff competition from pilotless fighters before F-35 production is scheduled to end in 2034.