Robotic co-pilot is shown to land simulated Boeing 737

As if showing off, a DARPA robot made a simulator landing of a Boeing 737 airliner – and it did it one handed. Built and operated by Aurora Flight Science as part of DARPA's Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program, the robot's touchdown was one of a series of flight maneuvers carried out by the system in an effort to develop an automated co-pilot that can be quickly and cheaply installed in existing aircraft... Continue Reading DARPA robot lands (simulated) Boeing 737 Category: Aircraft Tags: Aircraft DARPA Robotics Related Articles: Robotic ALIAS puts Cessna Caravan through basic maneuvers Changing the shape of wing design using "digital materials" Will humanoid robots build tomorrow's aircraft? DARPA’s sub-scale VTOL X-Plane prototype completes flight testing Gremlins

DARPA robot lands (simulated) Boeing 737

Thu 18 May 17 from Gizmag

Footage shows Darpa's 'robot pilot' flying a 737 sim

The robotic pilot arm, built by Virginia-based US Defence agency 'Darpa', shifts around the cockpit as it rhythmically changes the air speed, adjusts the wing flaps and fires up the thrusters. ...

Wed 17 May 17 from Daily Mail

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