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FedEx will start testing a 1,900-pound drone for hauling packages
Take a look at the Chaparral, a hybrid-electric and uncrewed aircraft that FedEx will explore using for the "middle mile" next year.
A Black Hawk helicopter flew for the first time without pilots
The empty UH-60 was part of a DARPA program and featured autonomous flight technology from Sikorsky.
Why the Air Force is interested in this little electric plane
The aircraft is Kitty Hawk's Heaviside, and an Air Force Reserve pilot flew one remotely in December.
Kitty Hawk’s electric airplane will fly you around—with no pilot
Check out Heaviside, an air taxi designed to someday transport just one brave soul from point A to B.
Skyborg’s latest AI drone test is a preview of the future of air combat
The Air Force's experiment in June involved a big MQ-20 drone, and is part of a promising yet challenging military aviation program.
An Air Force artificial intelligence program flew a drone fighter for hours
It's called Skyborg, and it's an AI system that can pilot a robotic wingman.
The Navy and Air Force have been experimenting with uncrewed fighter jets
Wingmen of the future could be flying robots that cost just $3 million a pop.
A Boeing air taxi prototype crashed last month. That might be a good thing.
The flying machine had no one on board.
This frankencopter could be Uber’s flying taxi of the future
In a few years, you might find yourself zipping around in a helicopter with wings.
Watch a digitally-upgraded Black Hawk helicopter fly for the first time
It’s a first step on the way to autonomous Army helicopters.