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Unmanned Aircraft Project Leads To Civilian Drones  
User currently offlinereadytotaxi From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2006, 4287 posts, RR: 2
Posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 1282 times:

Interesting piece.


"The "Pandora's box" of unmanned aircraft in the UK has been opened, according to the Astraea consortium.
The Astraea project will carry out real-world collision-avoidance tests using three planes in two weeks' time, putting their autonomous control software through its paces and ensuring that unmanned aircraft can independently avoid a crash."

This could get very interesting but I doubt we will ever see a passenger version,what ever next, a plane that lands itself. 

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User currently offlinezeke From Hong Kong, joined Dec 2006, 10843 posts, RR: 76
Reply 1, posted (3 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 1282 times:

Airbus already has automatic TCAS response certified.

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