Sikorsky has demonstrated new ways for pilots to interact with autonomy in simulated military missions flown by its S-76 testbed at Fort Eustis, Virginia, under DARPA’s Aircrew Labor In-crew Automation System (ALIAS) program. The Oct. 17 flights under Phase 3 of ALIAS introduced pilot control inceptors as a means of interacting with the autonomy system, in addition to the tablet interface demonstrated in 2016 under Phase 2 of the program. Control inceptors enable pilot to interact ...

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