Fly-by-Wire EASA CS23 – ATOL-Mission Accomplished

Fully automated mission with Diamond DA42!

FlySmart-FBW23 - aim of project achieved! On September 18th, 2015 the Diamond DA42 demonstrator aircraft performed its first fully automated controlled mission at Wiener Neustadt Airfield, Austria (LOAN).

An automatic mission comprises:

AutoTakeOff Automated take-off from stand-still (aircraft manually aligned at center line)
AutoCruise Automated flight along a predefined 4D-trajectory
AutoLand Automated landing including rollout


Press Coverage    Diamond debuts autoland system (2015/09/22)    Diamond DA42 landet automatisch (2015/09/18)
All Things Aero Media   First Diamond Aircraft "eSafe" Auto Landing (2015/09/18)
Flieger Magazin   Diamond DA 42 landet automatisch (2015/09/17)   What Diamond's Autonomous Flight Trial Means (2015/09/09)   Diamond's Autonomous DA42 Completes Autolanding Tests (2015/09/08)


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