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Acubed is the Silicon Valley innovation center of Airbus. We provide a lens into the future for the aerospace industry, transforming risk into opportunity to build the future of flight now.

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The Short and the Long of It: Aviation Development at Software Speed

In the aviation industry, development cycles can often be measured in years. A new plane design? Seven to nine years. Certification? Three to five years. With safety as the industry’s…

More Autonomous Flight Progress in 2021

While it’s tempting to leave 2020 entirely in the rearview, the pandemic has underscored my belief about the value of work we do here at Acubed to advance autonomous flight capabilities…

Unpacking Remote ID

For anyone interested in drones or flying them, understanding the basics of Remote ID is useful because it impacts the way drones are operated and being integrated into our skies…

2020 Pondering: Finding Motivation in Hardship

Normally around this time of the year, I catch myself thinking: can it really be December already? Where has the year gone? Not this year. I’m much more inclined to have a few…