GE pushes technology for unmanned aircraft

12/29/2009 | (U.K.)

In cooperation with the FAA, GE Aviation is testing unmanned aircraft using a flight management system that is used widely in both commercial and business aviation. An official with GE Aviation says the goal is to show that unmanned aircraft equipped with a 4D FMS could be integrated into the national airspace system. The company also claims the technology could allow cargo aircraft to fly with a single pilot on board.

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