Morphing wings allow drones to keep flying through midair collisions

April 22, 2015 4:23 PM

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Palo Alto, California, United States - Amanda Stowers is beating up on her drone as her professor watches on with glee. It may seem cruel but it's all in the name of science. No matter how hard or how many times Amanda hits the drones' wing, it always recovers and keeps on flapping.

Stowers says that even drones equipped with advanced sensors can't avoid the inevitable. At some point they'll fly into something.

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