MIT and Merlin to Collaborate on Integration of Collision Avoidance Technology Written 1 May 2024


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Aviation International News reports that MIT Lincoln Laboratory “is working with flight automation system developer Merlin on plans to implement new collision avoidance technology.” The organizations “will explore the commercialization of the Airborne Collision Avoidance System Xu on uncrewed aircraft. Initially, the collaboration will focus on implementing the ACAS Xu’s RTCA DO-368 software standard with the Merlin Pilot automation system Merlin is developing for use on existing aircraft.”
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