Boeing Conducts First Taxi Test of ATS Loyal Wingman Written 22 October 2020


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FlightGlobal reports that The Boeing Company “has conducted the first taxi test of the Airpower Teaming System (ATS) loyal wingman aircraft being developed in Australia.” Boeing Australia “notes that this is the first time the unmanned aircraft has moved under its own power, and reiterated that a maiden sortie is planned by the end of 2020.” During the taxi test, the ATS reached a speed of 16 mph, “and demonstrated the ability to stop and manoeuvre on command.”
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