VIDEO: Watch a University of Maryland robot bird flap and fly



University of Maryland researchers have performed flight tests to prove that a bird-like micro air vehicle can achieve additional lift by folding its wings on the upstroke, similar to the motions of large birds in nature

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One Response to VIDEO: Watch a University of Maryland robot bird flap and fly

  1. Sturmovik 3 November, 2008 at 2:23 pm #

    The question is, how did they recover it? does it just fall to the ground, or is it sophisticated enough to land reasonably well?

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