The folding-arm drone is claimed to be better than regular quadcopters at flying in the wind, ...

Whereas quadcopter drones simply have four rigid propeller-bearing arms, flying insects are able to adjust the angle of their wings according to the situation. Inspired by that fact, scientists have created a drone that can fold its arms while in flight, allowing for better performance.

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Category: Drones