BAE Systems is Developing a Fighter Jet That Will Read Pilots’ Minds
year 2027. A test flight has been announced for
In World War II, Spitfire pilots claimed that handling this aircraft felt like an extension of their limbs. However, this is nothing compared to the fighter pilots of the 2030s, as They will have an even closer relationship with their aircraft. he himself will read your mind,
The Tempest jet is being developed by UK’s BAE Systems, Rolls-Royce, European Missile Group, MDBA and Leonardo of Italy. One feature will be artificial intelligence (AI) tools to assist the human pilot when he is overwhelmed or under extreme stress. Sensors on the pilot’s helmet will monitor brain signals and other medical data. Therefore, on frequent flights, AI will accumulate a huge database of biometric and psychometric information.
This library of unique pilot features means the AI on board will be able to step in and help If the sensors indicate they may need assistance. For example, the AI can take over if the pilot loses consciousness due to the high gravitational force. At the Farnborough Air Show, BAE Systems said it would fly a demonstration aircraft from its Warton plant in Lancashire by 2027.