Bell APT 70 completes BVLOS flight with Xwing detect and avoid system

Bell Textron reports successful completion of a flight using its Autonomous Pod Transport (APT) 70 as part a joint flight demonstration with NASA. Bell was selected to participate in NASA’s Systems Integration and Operationalization (SIO) activity in 2018, which includes multiple flight demonstrations focusing on different types of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and their flig