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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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Airbus UTM and MIT Paper Selected as Best Paper at 2020 ICRAT Conference

Several months ago, esteemed colleagues at MIT, alongside our Airbus UTM team, submitted a new co-authored paper to the 2020 International Conference for Research in Air Transportation…

Remote Sensing for a Post-COVID World

As we said at the outset of our project, the Ray20 team is passionate about Geographic Information Systems (GIS). As defined by National Geographic, GIS are essentially systems…

Project Wayfinder Flight Test Campaign: We are off the ground!

Since the dawn of commercial aviation, each successive generation of aircraft has become increasingly automated. This automation, coupled with qualified pilots in the cockpit…

How Do You Escape Pilot Purgatory in the World of Aerospace Manufacturing?

Even at a company as well-established as Airbus, with 50 years of history and a successful product line and development process, it can sometimes prove challenging to introduce…