More autonomous aircraft can improve safety – even with pilots on board

Published: 4 April 2023

The future of aviation will be more autonomous. Even though many people are not yet comfortable with the idea of self-flying plane, it has the potential to revolutionize the industry, said Airbus Canada CEO Benoît Schultz in an interview with Prof. Karl Moore for Airbus is currently working to enhance in-flight connectivity for passengers, and improve aircraft autonomy. “Autonomy is important, even though you still fly it with two pilots,” Schultz says. “Every time we've made that kind of move, we have made aircraft safer.”

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