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Boeing Develops UAV Prototype to Test Autonomy, Electric Propulsion Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has unveiled a prototype electric unmanned aerial vehicle that it aims to use as a testbed for the development of autonomous and electric propulsion technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday.

The company said Wednesday the vertical-takeoff-and-landing multicopter UAV will serve as a cargo air vehicle and carry up to 500 pounds for transport and logistics operations.

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