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Dinosaurs may have evolved into birds, but early flights didn’t go so well
These wee winged creatures flew more like chickens than eagles.
Scientists are puzzling out how butterflies assemble their brightly colored scales
Shine bright like a butterfly
Will Future Planes Fly On Wings Of Plasma?
Fourth matter and the drag-cutting edge of aerodynamics
See How An Owl Flies Silently Through The Night
New documentary from BBC Earth explores the winged hunters
New Wing From NASA Could Save Fuel And The Planet
In NASA We Truss
Shape-Shifting Wing Design Prepares For Testing
First, fuel savings. Next? Maybe a whole new way to use wings.
Video: Dutchman Flaps His Arms And Flies
Jarno Smeets has been working for several months on his Human Bird Wings project — assembling long nylon wings powered … Continued
Reconstructed: a Dinosaur With Four Iridescent Wings
Microraptors like these used to roam the Earth
How Darpa’s Tiny Robotic Hummingbird Hovers and Films
In 2006, Darpa, the Department of Defense’s R&D arm, commissioned AeroVironment, a company specializing in remote aircraft, to create an … Continued
Video: Tiny Buzzing Quadcopter Is Basically Just a Flying Computer Chip
This cute hand-built quadcopter might not be able to play tennis, but it’s not CrazyFlie’s fault — it’s much to … Continued