Special-Mission King Airs To Be Modified For Autonomy

Beechcraft King Air 90 aircraft
Merlin Labs is flight-testing its autonomous flight system in a Beechcraft King Air 90 at Mojave, California.
Credit: Merlin Labs photos
Efforts to bring autonomy to aircraft cockpits are picking up pace. Startup Merlin Labs has emerged from stealth mode with a contract from special-mission operator Dynamic Aviation to modify 55 Beechcraft King Airs for autonomous operation. The first aircraft is undergoing flight tests in Mojave...

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