The "Tapejara" ("Ingridia") navigans. Image via Wikimedia Commons
A pterosaur wing, bat wing, and bird wing. Image via Wikimedia Commons.
Texas Tech University paleontologist Sankar Chaterjee Image: Texas Tech University (http://today.ttu.edu/)
Scientists have designed a highly-maneuverable UAV modeled on a 228-million-year-old pterodactyl. The 30-inch robotic craft would alter its wing shape to “squeeze through confined spaces, dive between buildings, travel under overpasses, land on apartment balconies, and sail along the coastline.”
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