Mission Focus - the Role of Autonomy
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In our first series, we learnt about the history of vertical flight and discovered the key pioneers and revolutionary moments that created the rotorcraft industry we know today. 

In our second series, we learn more about the helicopter’s role in society, and how it helps overcome obstacles, protect the public and ultimately save lives. 

In this episode, we hear how autonomy will be a defining trend in the future of aviation. Fully autonomous aircraft could one day supplement or even replace traditional helicopters. 

In particular, huge investments have been made in electric vertical takeoff and landing, or EVTOL platforms, which could one day transport goods and passengers within cities and beyond. 

But what does this mean for the future of the industry?

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