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ATTOL – Airbus Goes From Automation To Autonomy

ATTOL – Airbus Goes From Automation To Autonomy

Airbus’ ATTOL project is the answer to the question: what is the difference between autonomy and automation? Or to put it another way, what things have to happen technologically, before the automation that helps pilots fly, can begin to take over? It’s a searching...
Wake Energy Retrieval – Airbus Mimics Geese!

Wake Energy Retrieval – Airbus Mimics Geese!

With birds already getting some credit for aircraft winglets, now Airbus is looking at another well-known trick of theirs: wake energy retrieval. And it may be closer to becoming reality than you might think! Geese and aircraft are not always on friendly terms. The...