MAV Ispired By Maple Seed

seedcopppptptptA tiny maple seed was the inspiration for this micro air vehicle. Students from the Clark School of Engineering in Maryland have created this tiny wonder called the Ulrich Flyer.

This MAV  (Micro Air Vehicle), can take off from the ground and hover.  It can also be launched from an airplane and perform a controlled flight.

Click through for a video.

Link via (Boing Boing)

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2 Responses to MAV Ispired By Maple Seed

  1. Jonas Cuebas says:

    Great! I have been looking for this EXACT thing all week. I really wish there was more info about this. Greatly appreciated

  2. Gary says:

    Brilliant! Two suggestions 1# use solar cells as wing 2# use electronic compass to gate video output.
    Keep going Its one of the best = ****** (6 stars)

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