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The Pterodrone

The Pterodrone

For a new type of unmanned spy plane, an aeronautical engineer teamed up with a paleontologist to come up with a design based on the structure of a pterodactyl-- a creature that flew in the skies 115 million years ago. More on the 'Pterodrone' at Popular Science(1), Palaeoblog(2), and Gizmo Watch(3).
Image by Brian Roberts

1. http://www.popsci.com/military-aviation-amp-space/article/2008-10/welcome-pterodrone
2. http://palaeoblog.blogspot.com/2008/10/robots-pterosaurs-pterodrone.html
3. http://www.gizmowatch.com/entry/pterodronea-uav-designed-with-pterosaur-characteristics/

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