Researchers Study Animal Flight for Future Bio-Inspired Drone, UAV Designs

2017-03-27 | Seapower Magazine Online

ARLINGTON, Va. — Resembling a feathered flying ace with his miniature protective goggles and chinstrap, the parrotlet named Obie stood ready to take off. On signal, Obie propelled into the air, flapped through a laser field infused with microparticles and landed on another perch 3 feet away.

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