Robot Flies Just Like a Bird
Scientists working for Festo have invented a robot that flies exactly like a bird. The SmartBird can land and fly like a bird, completely on its own. Just like a bird, its wings beat up and down and even twist at specific angles, giving it the agility and aerodynamic qualities of a real avian. The SmartBird is inspired by the herring seagull. It is so realistic that from the ground it is mistaken for a real bird. Go on over to the Daily Mail to read more.