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Russian Engineers Supersized a Dragonfly With This Over-the-Top Flapping Wing Plane – Gizmodo Australia

If even the tiniest bit of turbulence during a flight has you reaching for the barf bag, then you’ll never want to climb aboard this Russian contraption that uses…

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If even the tiniest bit of turbulence during a flight has you reaching for the barf bag, then youll never want to climb aboard this Russian contraption that uses flapping wings to take flight. But it demonstrates that Mother Natures designs can be supersized to one day revolutionise air travel.
This isnt the first time weve managed to reverse-engineer how airborne creatures like insects and birds take to the sky. In fact, mechanical ornithopters (aircraft that fly using a flapping wing mechanism)…

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