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  • Collision avoidance system may have saved another pilot

    A jet aircraft can outperform its pilot, and that’s what happened in 2016 when an Arizona Air National Guard pilot passed out after pulling too many Gs in an F-16. The aircraft was headed for the ground, like a missile — a bad situation. Normally,…
  • DARPA’s AlphaDogfight sim sees AI defeat F-16 pilot

    US Air Force officials are saying, it wasn’t even close. In a historic test of man vs. machine, the artificial intelligence algorithm, developed by Heron Systems, swept a human F-16 pilot in a simulated dogfight 5-0 in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s AlphaDogfight Trials …