Royal Navy uses pilotless aircraft to navigate through ice

Posted by on April 15, 2016 2:37 pm
Categories: Science

A tiny pilotless aircraft has launched from the Royal Navy’s ice patrol ship HMS Protector for the first time to assist with navigating through the Antarctic. The 3D-printed aircraft, along with a quadcopter, scouted the way for the survey ship so she could find her way through the thick ice of frozen seas.

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