Rotor Marks First Live Flight, Unveils Static Prototype

The R550X is a Robinson R44 modified with autonomous flight controls.

Credit: Rotor Technologies
U.S. startup Rotor Technologies has completed what it described as the world’s first live demonstration of an autonomous helicopter, in an event that concluded with the public unveiling of its first full-scale mockup aircraft. The demonstration by the R220Y, the uncrewed Robinson R22 helicopter that...

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