Sikorsky Finishes Autonomous Flight With Optionally Piloted Black Hawk

Accompanied by a safety pilot, Sikorsky chief pilot Mark Ward commands the autonomous S-70A via a tablet interface.
Credit: Sikorsky
Sikorsky has demonstrated the supervised autonomy capability of its modified S-70A Black Hawk optionally piloted vehicle, with the test pilot using a tablet to command the helicopter through a complete mission. The S-70A optionally piloted vehicle (OPV) is a former U.S. Army UH-60A retrofitted with...

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