The technology we are developing is being designed to take the Pilot Out of The Loop (POOL™).
The flight management system will be used by the following types of users: Package Delivery, Food Delivery, Advanced Air Mobility, Urban Air Mobility, Police, Fire, and Search and Rescue. Additionally, there is software which be loaded onto separate processors for integration with any UAS/UAV aircraft manufacturers flight controller/autopilot system.
We are in the early stage of development with the University of North Dakota and Daniel Wagner Associates to utilize (AI) artificial intelligence and (ML) machine learning applications with our intelligent flight planning and flight operation system FLITE Core™ which we are integrating with patents licensed from NASA.
FLITE Core™ will be used to intelligently plan a UASs flight taking into account air traffic, weather, terrain, buildings, obstacles, airspace, and other items required to complete a flight plan all without pilot input.
This is a totally autonomous function that will make decisions whether to begin the flight, re-route it, or state it is not safe to fly. It has the ability to lay waypoints around structures and catalog the flight path in order to create a preferred routing structure.
Once the flight plan is accepted by the pilot, it can be uploaded to the UAS for execution. A single pilot can operate numerous UAS/UAVs and risk is nearly eliminated by the autonomous functionality of the AI/ML control.
During a flight the system will monitor in real-time other manned and unmanned aircraft traffic, weather along the route, system data such as servo temperatures, engine date, etc to determine if a potential caution alert is pending, or if an emergency exists. Emergencies can be handled and mitigated autonomously by the system, or by direct pilot intervention.
Monitoring the real-time weather will prevent higher flying UAS/UAVs from penetrating airspace which may cause structural icing. A warning will be triggered to gain the pilot’s attention to determine a course of action. The system can mitigate the risk autonomously should the pilot not react quickly enough.
These are a few of the system features we are working on and have planned. Contact us if you would like to discuss this in more detail.