What if? Airliners could fly themselves?

Tue 17 April 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Hawthorn Library

584 Glenferrie Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122
Australia

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04/17/2018 7:00pm 04/17/2018 8:30pm What if? Airliners could fly themselves? In 1947 an American Skymaster transport aircraft demonstrated that fully automatic flight was a possibility, successfully navigating itself across the Atlantic and landing smoothly in the UK with no human input. Why then, do modern jet airliners still require pilots? How is Swinburne helping to determine the future of aviation? Find out more at this free 'What if?' presentation. Register now , City of Boroondara [email protected]ondara.vic.gov.au Australia/Melbourne public
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In 1947 an American Skymaster transport aircraft demonstrated that fully automatic flight was a possibility, successfully navigating itself across the Atlantic and landing smoothly in the UK with no human input.

Why then, do modern jet airliners still require pilots? How is Swinburne helping to determine the future of aviation?

Find out more at this free 'What if?' presentation.

Register now

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