Pilots sat back and watched a plane take off entirely on its own as Airbus gets one step closer to fully self-flying aircraft


  • An Airbus test aircraft successfully took off from Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in southern France autonomously without any pilot input.
  • The test was part of Airbus’ Autonomous Taxi, Take-Off, and Landing program that explores increasing autonomous technology in aircraft.
  • The success of the test may be the next step in creating fully self-flying aircraft, though Airbus has said pilots will always be “at the heart of the operations.”
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Airbus released photos on Wednesday of a flight test it conducted last month that may be the next step in making fully self-flying planes a read more >>>

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