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Video Pick: An Airplane That Flies Itself

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Video Pick: An Airplane That Flies Itself

Video Pick: An Airplane That Flies Itself

Video Pick: An Airplane That Flies Itself

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Meet the V-Bat: it's about 70 pounds, eight feet tall, equipped with computers and flies without a pilot. Engineer Stephen Morris, the president and CEO of MLB Co., describes how the plane works and what it might be good for.

Watch V-Bat fly itself.