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robot hummingbird
« on: February 20, 2011, 08:39:50 PM »
My bet is that it has a minutes worth of battery . . . but impressive none-the-less.

more info:
http://www.suasnews.com/2011/02/3815/aerovironment-develops-world%E2%80%99s-first-fully-operational-life-size-hummingbird-like-unmanned-aircraft-for-darpa/

AeroVironment's Nano Hummingbird - Without Landing Gear

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Re: robot hummingbird
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2011, 10:11:47 PM »
I wonder if the bill is used as a counter balance?
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Re: robot hummingbird
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2011, 07:28:07 AM »
My bet is that it has a minutes worth of battery . . . but impressive none-the-less.


According to an endurance test video on their site, they got at least 11mins out of it.

http://www.avinc.com/nano

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Re: robot hummingbird
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2011, 10:00:55 PM »
Pretty cool, I wonder if it's mechanically or digitally stabilized

 


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