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Robocopters to the Rescue – IEEE Spectrum

Video Modifying: Celia Gorman. Video clip Footage & Animation: Lyle Chamberlain, Piasecki Aircraft
An autonomous helicopter picks a landing web page: See how the program sees and evaluates the terrain beneath.

We’re standing on the edge of the scorching Arizona tarmac, radio in hand, holding our breath as the helicopter passes 50 meters overhead. We view as the cherished sensor on its blunt nose scans every single depth of the area, the examination pilot and engineer wanting down with coolly expert curiosity as they wait for the helicopter to determine where to land. They are just onboard observers. The helicopter

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