Renegade unmanned drone wandered skies near nation’s capital - Yahoo! News This line from the story really got my attention. " According to the Los Angeles Times, drones in [COLOR=#366388 !important][COLOR=#366388 !important]Iraq [COLOR=#366388 !important]and [/COLOR][COLOR=#366388 !important]Afghanistan[/COLOR][/COLOR][/COLOR] have an uncommonly high failure rate, with at least 79 accidents so far at an average cost of $1 million per incident." Then again, how many sorties have they flown? Still, a million dollars a pop. Wow. Still cheaper than an airplane with a pilot.