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The Helicopter Podcast: Episode 52 – Hector Xu: Autonomous helicopter flight

By Vertical Mag | November 28, 2023

Estimated reading time 1 minute, 35 seconds.

In Episode No. 52 of The Helicopter Podcast, host Halsey Schider speaks with the trailblazing CEO of Rotor Technologies, Hector Xu. Their conversation explores Xu’s journey from flight training to leading the charge in helicopter innovation toward fully autonomous helicopter flight. 

 Rotor Technologies recently achieved a major milestone with a successful autonomous flight test in a Robinson R22 helicopter, showcasing its groundbreaking technology for pre-programmed missions and real-time ground-based piloting.

Xu’s vision focuses on enhancing safety while keeping pilots in the loop. Don’t miss this exciting episode about Rotor Technologies’ plan to revolutionize helicopters across various missions, from agriculture operations to firefighting.

Watch this episode on YouTube, or listen on Vertical Helicasts.

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