Issue No.05 - May (1980 vol.13)
D.A. Michalopoulos , California State University
Can a robot work on an aircraft production line? The answer, quite simply, is "yes." One robot is drilling and routing sheet metal parts on the production line of the F-16 fighter aircraft at Air Force Plant Number Four in Fort Worth, Texas, resulting in increased productivity and a reduction in manufacturing costs.
D.A. Michalopoulos, "New Applications & Recent Research", Computer, vol.13, no. 5, pp. 130-131, May 1980, doi:10.1109/MC.1980.1653638