TaxiBot: An alternative self-taxi solution, Issue 83 Aug/Sep 2012

Issue 83 Aug/Sep 2012

Several systems that allow aircraft to taxi without using engine power are being developed. Many involve installing electric motors to the nose and/or main wheels. IAI has taken a different approach with its TaxiBot solution. TaxiBot is a semi-robotic vehicle, similar to a tractor tug vehicle, controlled by the pilot, allowing the aircraft to taxi without engine power.

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