The 11.5m long, artificially intelligent device will now move onto ground testing, followed by test flights later this year.
On this episode of the Australian Aviation podcast, host Phil Tarrant and senior writer Adam Thorn delve into the continued impact of COVID-19 on every facet of the Australian aviation space.
The coronavirus pandemic is undoubtedly having a substantial impact on the aviation sector, with staff and passenger safety, employment and share prices all areas of significant concern moving forward. Australian airlines have already scaled back their services and according to industry experts, this is likely to continue.
Boeing has poached Qantas’ CIO Susan Doniz to take up the same position at the planemaker.
Alan Joyce has hinted he could use Qantas’ status as the world’s safest airline to negotiate a cut-price deal to buy Boeing’s troubled 737MAX when it returns to service.