Do you want to access to this and other private contents?
Log in if you are a subscriber or click here to request service
Dassault's AVE-D UAV flies on its own
London, United Kingdom - On June 30th at Toul, France
Shortly before the "Farnborough Air Show 2008" Dassault accomplished the first autonomous flight of its AVE-D UAV demonstrator. On June 30th at Toul, France, the AVE-D flew a completely autonomous sequence. It included moving away and returning to its parking spot, runway alignment, takeoff, maneuvering and landing, without any offboard input. The milestone flight occurred in front of observes from...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency