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Creating autonomous flight and machine learning solutions to enable self-piloted aircraft operations




Wayfinder was initiated in 2018 to develop core technologies that enable autonomous vehicles



In addition to software and hardware, Wayfinders are defining processes for data-driven development



Across the team we have a diverse array of languages spoken, from German and Hebrew to Marathi and Mandarin

Wayfinder develops the core technologies that will enable self-flying planes

Project Wayfinder is building scalable, certifiable autonomy systems to power the next generation of aircraft applications throughout Airbus for the entire commercial aircraft ecosystem.

Our team of experts is driving the maturation of core technologies for autonomous flight. We are creating a reference architecture that includes hardware-software systems and a data-driven development process to allow aircraft to perceive and react to their environment.

Autonomous flight will democratize air travel

Our team is at the heart of this revolution. Our team is using onboard cameras, radar and lidar as sensors to accelerate this technological revolution.

  • Researching deep learning models
  • Scaling out data and compute infrastructure
  • Creating realistic simulation
  • Developing safety critical software and hardware
  • Flight testing experimental systems

Meet the Wayfinders

We're building the future of autonomous flight, together. Each person on our team has a high degree of specialization where they are the authority.

Arne Stoschek

Project Executive, Wayfinder

Arne Stoschek

Project Executive, Wayfinder

Arne is passionate about robotics and autonomous electric vehicles. He has held engineering leadership positions at global companies such as Volkswagen/Audi and Infineon, and at aspiring Silicon Valley startups, namely Lucid Motors/Atieva, Knightscope and Better Place. Arne earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Technical University of Munich and held a computer vision and data analysis research position at Stanford University.

Check out our blog for more in-depth details about Wayfinder

Getting to know Wayfinder Software Engineer, Alexandre El Assad

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