Embraer has demonstrated autonomous taxiing using a Legacy 500 business jet at its base in Gaviao Peixoto, Brazil. A collaboration between the manufacturer and Federal University of Espirito Santo (UFES), the research project has applied technology developed for driverless cars. The project involved fitting elements of the Integrated Autonomous Robotic Automobile (IARA) system developed by UFES’ High-Performance Computing Lab (LCAD) onto the Legacy 500 prototype. The elements included ...


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