Watch: Pibot, a robotic pilot to fly planes that were designed to be operated by humans

Let it be known that I do not welcome our robot overlords.

In South Korea, researchers are developing a robotic pilot that could one day replace humans in the cockpit. Unlike drones and autopilot programs configured for specific aircraft, the humanoid design of “Pibot” robots would allow them to fly any type of plane. The project is based at South Korea’s Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, reports Ben Gruber for Reuters.

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