Taxibots at Delhi airport? IGI set to do a first in India
The trial runs of the taxibots, remote controlled by pilots, will reportedly be conducted for Jet Airways and SpiceJet planes till the runway point. By mid-October, it will be put to commercial use, KSU Aviation, the operator of the vehicle said.
Aviation regulatory body Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has allowed the use of semi-robotic vehicles, taxibots to tow aircraft from the parking bay to the runway holding. Image source: Reuters