Reliable Robotics Remotely Pilots Aircraft from Private Control Center, a First for Commercial Aviation

Demonstrating viability of autonomous planes for cargo industry.

Chief Pilot Elissa Zavora at the Reliable Robotics control center 1

Automated Aircraft Accelerates Farm to Store Supply Chain; Delivering Produce in Record Time​

Companies partner to reimagine fresh distribution logistics for growers, suppliers, retailers, and consumers.


Reliable Robotics Makes Aviation History with First Flights of Autonomous Passenger Airplanes Over Populated Regions​

Company led by SpaceX and Tesla veterans emerges from stealth with $33.5 million in venture capital funding to transform the future of aviation.

172 Cockpit

Reliable Robotics has been flying Cessnas through a mixture of autonomy and remote control. FedEx, for one, is a believer.

Max visits Reliable Robotics and talks with CEO Robert Rose about their remotely piloted Cessna 208.

Autonomous Cessna 208 Caravans remotely supervised.

An aviation firm run by former Tesla and SpaceX engineers is developing self-flying planes and just taught a cargo plane how to land on its own.

Silicon Valley has been hard at work on the vexing challenge of autonomous cars. Now veterans of SpaceX and Tesla Inc. are announcing what they’ve been up to: a new startup working on self-flying planes for cargo.

Reliable Robotics, created by two Space X veterans, plans unmanned air cargo deliveries within two years.

A US start-up headed by former Tesla and SpaceX software engineers has completed more than 50 flights of remotely-piloted Cessna aircraft and aims to offer a certified pilotless Caravan 208B within as little as two years.