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Bird-like drones could be the flappy future of flight – techtoday19

Once an aerial equivalent of the Wild West, the world of drones has by and large become settled in both their design and varied uses: four small rotors forming at the center, taking the shape of a quadcopter. But an international team’s new drone could challe…

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Once an aerial equivalent of the Wild West, the world of drones has by and large become settled in both their design and varied uses: four small rotors forming at the center, taking the shape of a quadcopter. But an international teams new drone could challenge the quadcopters dominance: the ornithopter.
The new design, which is detailed in a study published Wednesday the journal Science Robotics, gets its name from the Greek ornitho, which means birds.
Thats because this drone flaps its wings…

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