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MIT 'air force' could help perfect unmanned craft

Lab's focus is software to better control drones for warfare, industry

By Peter J. Howe
Globe Staff / November 20, 2006

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CAMBRIDGE -- Who says battery-powered airplanes have to be outdoor toys? Not aeronautics professor Jonathan How of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology , who along with a team of students this fall has turned an MIT lab into a first-of-its-kind US test bed for "unmanned aerial vehicles" that, with the help of computers, fly themselves. (Full article: 669 words)

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