Cormorant UAV Autonomous Aircraft

Urban Aeronautics’ Cormorant UAV is the world’s first autonomous aircraft, and it has successfully completed its maiden flight over terrain.Data from numerous sensors, including two laser altimeters, a radar altimeter, inertial sensors, and an electro-optic payload camera make up the aircraft’s Flight Control System (FCS). “This flight paves the way forward for the immediate evolution of Cormorant from prototype to near-term production and ultimately commercialization of this groundbreaking technology – for broad applications and markets. This is the most exciting time in the company’s history and we look forward to accelerating our progress now that the technology is fully proven,” said Urban Aeronautics founder Rafi Yoeli. Click here to view the first image in this week’s art of trolling gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing how some are unlocking iPhones without using a passcode.