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Boeing To Acquire Aurora Flight Sciences In Bet On Autonomous Flight

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America-based multinational aircraft manufacturing company, Boeing has announced to acquire Aurora Flight Sciences for an undisclosed amount .Boeing also added that this acquisition of Aurora will help in accomplishment of self-flying taxi for both military and commercial use. Aurora is developing autonomous and electric propulsion aircraft systems for commercial purpose. It has also designed and flown over thirty pilot-free vehicles. We cannot say that Boeing has monopoly in the field of aerospace, Airbus has also announced to put its flying taxi’s on trial in the beginning of the next year.The main motive behind this amazing initiative is to provide support and to give new shape to urban transportation that will enable its users to request aurora e-VTOL aircraft via mobile software applications.Currently this program is under US department of Defence.

 

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