Xwing Flies Autonomous Caravan Gate-To-Gate

Xwing has conducted autonomous gate-to-gate flight tests with a Cessna Caravan modified to unmanned operation.
Credit: Xwing
Startup Xwing has completed the first autonomous gate-to-gate demonstration with a commercial cargo aircraft. The Cessna 208B Grand Caravan left the gate, taxied out, took off, landed and returned to gate under the control of Xwing’s AutoFlight system, supervised from a ground mission control center...
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