Embraer has demonstrated autonomous taxiing using a Legacy 500 business jet at its base in Gaviao Peixoto in Brazil. A collaboration between the manufacturer and the Federal University of Espirito Santo (UFES), the research project has applied technology originally developed for driverless cars. In the demonstration, the aircraft—fitted with elements of the Integrated Autonomous Robotic Automobile system developed by UFES’ High-Performance Computing Lab—autonomously ...

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