Pibot: The Humanoid Robot That Can Pilot Jets

Scientists at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have developed a humanoid robot called Pibot that can pilot jets without major modifications to the cockpit. The robot is equipped with artificial intelligence (AI) that allows it to learn and adapt to different flight conditions. It can also access and process information from sensors and cameras, which helps it to make informed decisions about the aircraft’s operation. Pibot is still under development, but it has the potential to revolutionize the aviation industry by making flights safer and more efficient.

image source: KAIST

Here are some of the key features of Pibot:

  • It is a humanoid robot that can stand up to 160 centimeters tall and weigh up to 65 kilograms.
  • It is equipped with AI that allows it to learn and adapt to different flight conditions.
  • It can access and process information from sensors and cameras.
  • It can manipulate all the single controls in the cockpit, which is designed for humans.
  • It can grasp control and maintain altitude even in the harshest conditions.

The development of Pibot is a significant step towards the future of aviation. Robots like Pibot could one day be used to fly commercial airliners, cargo planes, and even military jets. This could help to reduce the number of accidents and fatalities in aviation, and it could also make flights more efficient.


South Korean scientists develop humanoid aircraft pilot: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2023/07/20/humanoid-robot-aircraft-pilot-South-Korea/5381689869803/
Meet Pibot, a Soon-to-be Robot Pilot Powered by AI: https://web-mind.io/robotics/meet-pibot-a-soon-to-be-robot-pilot-powered-by-ai/
Meet ‘Pibot,’ the humanoid robot that can safely pilot an airplane better than a human: https://www.euronews.com/next/2023/08/15/meet-pibot-the-humanoid-robot-that-can-safely-pilot-an-airplane-better-than-a-human