Hummingbird NAV Flies Successfully

Posted 19 Feb 2011 at 18:05 UTC (updated 19 Feb 2011 at 18:21 UTC) by John_RobotsPodcast Share This

AeroVironment's Hummingbird NAV

AeroVironment, Inc. has announced the achievement of a technical milestone, controlled precision hovering and fast-forward flight of a two-wing, flapping wing aircraft. They have also released video from the final project phase of its Nano Hummingbird Nano Air Vehicle (NAV), developed with funding from DARPA's Defense Sciences Office. AeroVironment has been previously mentioned on in connection with their WASP Micro Air Vehicle. (via KurzweilAI)

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