Robotic Dragonfly Helicopter Flies Like Actual Bug

Robotic Dragonfly Helicopter Flies Like Actual Bug
technology

Festo's 'BionicOpter' is a remote-controlled flying object capable of executing the complex flight characteristics of the insect.

Emma Hutchings
  • 2 april 2013

Festo has developed the ‘BionicOpter‘, a remote-controlled robot inspired by dragonfly flight. The 44cm long ultralight flying object is capable of executing the intricate movements of the insect with minimal effort from the operator. It marks a significant advancement in the world of electric automation.

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