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Squawks & HeadlinesThe First Full-Size Helicopter That Takes Off and Lands All By Itself

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The First Full-Size Helicopter That Takes Off and Lands All By Itself

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As if there were any doubts that the future of aviation doesn't involve humans at the controls, Boeing's Unmanned Little Bird is the first helicopter to take off and land autonomously, choosing a safe landing site using an on-board laser LIDAR—a combination of light and radar—scanner. (gizmodo.com) More...

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Hawkeye666
Peter Warrington 1
Ok - the word should read - Wirestrikes!?
Hawkeye666
Peter Warrington 1
One word - Wires!?
Hawkeye666
Peter Warrington 1
I have only one thing to say here - Wires!?
Belton
Belton Jennings 1
I tend to lean toward "some and mirrors".
Belton
Belton Jennings 1
Arrgh..."smoke and mirrors"
Hawkeye666
Peter Warrington 1
OK - the word should have read _wirestrikes!?
Belton
Belton Jennings 1
I tend to lean toward "smoke and mirrors".