Our pals over on Discovery have a write up about a little fly-inspired plane – “An ultralight autonomous aircraft that mimics the navigational abilities of a fly could one day become a real fly on the wall. The 10-gram microflyer, being developed by a team of researchers lead by Dario Floreano at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, has a 36-centimeter (14-inch) wingspan. But it could one day be shrunk to insect size and used for search and rescue. “ [via] – Link & article.
Tiny flyer navigates like fly