Microairvehicle

06.16.12
FlyNano proto takes to the air, final model will soar mainly with electrons (video)
06.16.12

FlyNano proto takes to the air, final model will soar mainly with electrons (video)

Last time we saw the FlyNano amphibious ultralight plane, we weren't sure if it would be gas or el...

By S. Dent,   06.16.12
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06.15.12
AirBurr micro air vehicle can self-right, take off again (video)
06.15.12

AirBurr micro air vehicle can self-right, take off again (video)

EPFL's been tweaking its eerily floating AirBurr since 2009, and its latest iteration adds four ca...

By M. Smith,   06.15.12
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05.17.12
Laser-toting MAV can find its way in tight spaces, might eventually hunt you down (video)
05.17.12

Laser-toting MAV can find its way in tight spaces, might eventually hunt you down (video)

A perpetual weakness of MAVs (micro air vehicles) is their frequent need for hand-holding in anyth...

By J. Fingas,   05.17.12
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09.01.11
DARPA harvests energy from cyborg beetles to keep them brainwashed
09.01.11

DARPA harvests energy from cyborg beetles to keep them brainwashed

Beetles packing cybernetic implants that control their brains make a cheaper and more useful mi...

By D. Cooper,   09.01.11
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04.23.11
FlyNano plane is super-light, pretty cheap, a little scary
04.23.11

FlyNano plane is super-light, pretty cheap, a little scary

Since the dawn of time, man has dreamed of soaring through the clouds, without invasive TSA securit...

By B. Heater,   04.23.11
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09.07.10
PARITy differential keeps your MAV flying level even if you clip its wings
09.07.10

PARITy differential keeps your MAV flying level even if you clip its wings

Ever wonder how the single driveshaft in your car manages to power two (or more) wheels simultaneou...

By T. Stevens,   09.07.10
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10.03.08
ExoFly: Mars' first tourguide
10.03.08

ExoFly: Mars' first tourguide

You know those insect-like micro air vehicles (MAV) we've been seeing? Well, the ExoFly aerobot is...

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