Flying Bat-Inspired Robots May Take to the Skies

February 19, 2014 9:36 AM

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Flying Bat-Inspired Robots May Take to the Skies

The way bats rapidly flap their wings in flight could inspire new designs of flying robots, according to a new study.

Researchers studied how fruit bats use their wings to manipulate the air around them. Understanding how these processes work in nature could help engineers design small flying robots, known as "micro air vehicles," with flapping wings, the scientists said.

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