Researchers chart a course toward autonomous flight

Credit: Aurora Flight Sciences
Safety officials are pushing for autonomous automobiles as the best way to avoid tens of thousands of road fatalities a year. Some city subway systems are autonomous now, and Thales will prototype an autonomous regional train in 2023. US defense forces have long flown large drones such as the Global...

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