Embraer Tests Aircraft With Driverless Car Technology Made in Brazil

Embraer and Ufes test an aircraft that can taxi along airport runways without human involvement.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Embraer carried out the first test of an autonomous aircraft in Brazil: it is a Legacy 500 jet that can perform taxiing operations on its own, crossing the runway of an airport without human involvement.

Ufes (Federal University of Espírito Santo), which has been conducting research on self-driving . . .

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