Airbus Sees Eagle Project as Major Step Toward Full-Autonomy Helos

Credit: Airbus Helicopters
Airbus is beginning flight trials of a new sensor that could pave the way for fully autonomous landings on oil rigs and helidecks. Project Eagle—Eye for Augmented Guidance for Landing Extension—has already been through extensive ground testing and is due to soon take flight on one of the company’s...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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