Boeing moving forward with plans for pilot-less planes

CHICAGO (WIVB) — Airplane manufacturer Boeing continues to bet big on a future with pilot-less planes and flying taxis.

The aerospace giant is moving forward with its plan to purchase Aurora Flight Sciences. It’s a company that makes automated drones and robotic co-pilots.

Aurora also partnered with Uber to create an air taxi prototype. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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