Airbus Performs Autopiloted Fello’fly Test Flights

Airbus revealed the Fello'fly project in November 2019.
Credit: Airbus
FRANKFURT­—Airbus has completed three test flights using two of its own Airbus A350s with the autopilot engaged in its Fello’fly wake vortex-riding project. The flights were made by an A350-900 and a -1000 following over Oceanic airspace in July. The tests were intended to validate that, with...
Jens Flottau

Based in Frankfurt, Germany, Jens is executive editor and leads Aviation Week Network’s global team of journalists covering commercial aviation.

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