AVIATIONx Webinar: Automation and Autonomy in General Aviation: Opportunities and Challenges for Saf

When:  Jul 13, 2022 from 12:00 to 13:30 (ET)

This webinar is co-organized by PEGASAS and the AIAA Intelligent Systems Technical Committee (ISTC).

This webinar is open to the public and free of charge.

Focus: How introducing more automation and/or autonomy for general aviation could increase safety, accessibility and sustainability.

  • Reducing pilot workload
  • Preventing loss of control in flight
  • Lowering training requirements and proficiency training
  • What needs to be addressed to make this happen?
  • Discussion of current examples
  • Challenges that prevent this from being certified and adopted


William-Crossley-roundedWilliam Crossley, J. William Uhrig and Anastasia Vournas Head of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue University; Director, Partnership to Enhance General Aviation Safety, Accessibility and Sustainability (PEGASAS) Center of Excellence