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Bell Completes Successful Demonstration for NASA SIO Extension in Collaboration with Hillwood and Northwest ISD, AirSim
Bell Completes Successful Demonstration for NASA SIO Extension in Collaboration with Hillwood and Northwest ISD, AirSim
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announces the Autonomous Pod Transport’s (APT) successful demonstration of a ground-based detect-and-avoid (DAA) flight, fulfilling an extension for its NASA Systems Integration and Operationalization (SIO) project. The APT DAA demonstration showcased the aircraft’s ground radar system integration and its capabilities when navigating airspace traffic and requirements, a critical component needed for future advanced air mobility (AAM) vehicles.