MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–August 23, 2022–
Reliable Robotics, a leader in autonomous aircraft systems, today announced that the certification basis for its advanced navigation and automatic flight system has been accepted by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The final G-1 document sets the certification basis for the company’s Supplemental Type Certification (STC) on the Cessna 208 Caravan, a popular cargo aircraft. This STC will improve safety by allowing continuous engagement of the autopilot during all phases of aircraft operation, including taxi, takeoff, cruise, landing, braking and deployment, with a single pilot. on board for abnormal procedures.
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“We greatly appreciate the FAA’s outstanding attention to detail and continued support,” said Mark Mondt, certification manager at Reliable Robotics. “This certification basis is the culmination of years of work with the FAA and represents a key step towards the introduction of advanced navigation and automatic flight systems in normal category aircraft. We look forward to continuing our work together. as we enter the next phase of the certification process.”
The FAA uses topic documents to provide a structured way to describe and track the resolution of significant technical and regulatory issues that arise during a certification project. The signed G-1 memorandum represents a formal agreement between Reliable Robotics and the FAA on applicable airworthiness and environmental requirements for the company’s advanced automation system.
Controlled touchdown and loss of control are the #1 and #2 causes of fatal accidents in small aircraft today. Advanced automation systems will reduce the frequency of these accidents and bring an unprecedented level of safety to commercial aviation through precision navigation, sophisticated flight planning and robust flight controls.
About Reliable Robotics
Reliable Robotics was launched in 2017 to bring safe, certified autonomous vehicles to commercial aviation as soon as possible. The company’s automation system enables remote operation of any type of aircraft and will expand access to more locations. Reliable’s vision is to transform the way we move goods and people around the planet with safer, more convenient and more affordable air travel. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, California, and has a workforce distributed around the world. Learn more and view job postings at https://reliable.co.
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KEYWORD: CALIFORNIA UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SOFTWARE INTERNET HARDWARE TECHNOLOGY AUTONOMOUS DRIVING/VEHICLES AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING AIR TRANSPORT AEROSPACE MANUFACTURING LOGISTICS/SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
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PUBLISHED: 08/23/2022 09:00 / DISK: 08/23/2022 09:02
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