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This Nifty Flying Robot Can Hover, Bank, and Turn as Deftly as a Fruit Fly


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Delfly Nimble robot

The Delfly Nimble robot hovers in front of its creator, Matej Karasek of Delft University Technology.

Credit: Henri Werij, TU Delft

Flying insects like bees, dragonflies, and fruit flies can perform impressive aerodynamic feats, particularly when seeking to evade predators or the swatting motion of a human hand.

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