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DA42 Completes AutoLand For non-ILS G.A Airports

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Researchers at a TUM in Munich have devised a system that uses a camera, advance GPS, and fly by wire to autoland DA 42 at facilities with no ground instrumentation such as ILS etc.. Also adding A safety feature they say that could autoland the aircraft if a single pilot was unconscious... (www.diamondaircraft.com) More...

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pilot62
Scott Campbell 4
Not one comment- OK this is amazing for GA
CorralesRoy
Roy Corrales 5
Im with you buddy. This is the future :)
airuphere
airuphere 3
Agreed.. it’s been in the works for a couple years, is really gonna be game changer
KicksOnRoute66
Roger Anderson 0
This was posted about a month ago, so I guess that's why?
airuphere
airuphere 1
Didn’t catch that.. apologies if it was but I didn’t get a flag when I posted it.
patpylot
patrick baker 1
i don't get all hot and bothered over this- i handfly ifr single and multiengine aircraft, love the tactile responses to the inputs, and enjoy using my brain to integrate all the guages in front of me into stable flight. This may be some logical outgrowth of electronic systems, but it is the mind of a properly trained and confident pilot that makes safe flights and smooth landings, not some microsystem

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