The Remote Control Tractor

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Maura Fay, of the Irish Farmers Journal, writes:

Google and car companies across the world are spending millions developing self-drive vehicles.

However, one inventor, Michael Shannon has already done it with a Massey Ferguson MF250. If a field is digitally mapped, you can let this tractor off by itself and it’ll spread fertiliser, roll fields, etc. using GPS co-ordinates.

It can also be controlled by remote control and driven manually.

Making a Massey remote control (Irish Farmers Journal)

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13 thoughts on “The Remote Control Tractor

  1. TK Ickle

    The Provos had a remote controlled Tractor in the late 80’s or early 90’s

    If I recall correctly it crashed before reaching its intended target.

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