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Aurora Delivers First Centaur Optionally-Piloted Aircraft To Swiss DoD

December 8, 2012

Modified Diamond DA42MNG Airplane Will Be A Military Test Bed The world's first production Optionally-Piloted Aircraft (OPA) system has been delivered by Aurora Flight Sciences to Switzerland's Department of Defence. The Centaur OPA, flown by an onboard crew in FAA Normal Category, departed the Manassas Regional Airport in Virginia on November 26 for delivery to armasuisse at the Emmen Military Airfield in Switzerland. It arrived at Emmen on November 28.

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