Airbus’ Silicon Valley innovation center, A3, has launched a program to develop certifiable autonomy systems that can be applied across the manufacturer’s product lines, from self-piloted urban air taxis to single-pilot large commercial aircraft. The Wayfinder project has been spun out of A3’s Vahana demonstration of an autonomous electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing vehicle for urban air mobility (UAM). Vahana is focused on autonomy, and the Wayfinder team developed the ...

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