Australian researchers are claiming a number of firsts in small unmanned aircraft development, demonstrating systems that can automatically detect, think, act—and talk to air traffic control. A team led by Queensland University of Technology (QUT) demonstrated an automated emergency landing system that detects and selects a landing area and controls the aircraft to a safe touchdown. The demo wrapped up Project ResQu, a two-year, AUS$7 million ($5.5 million) research project funded by ...


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