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Turning four toy helis into one quadcopter - DIY Drones

Turning four toy helis into one quadcopter - DIY Drones | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
From Hackaday: There’s a reason we’ve seen a menagerie of quadcopters over the past few years – the key piece of any quadcopter build is an inertial measuremen…...
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Video: Watch Flying Robots Cooperate, Throw and Catch Balls | Robohub

Video: Watch Flying Robots Cooperate, Throw and Catch Balls | Robohub | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

The quadrocopters are attached to an elastic net. The net allows them to catch the ball by moving such that they span the net under the falling ball. Since the net is elastic, the quadrocopters can not just catch but also toss the ball back into the air by rapidly accelerating outwards, thereby stretching the net and launching the ball from it.

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AirBurr robot designed to crash and keep on flying | Geek.com

AirBurr robot designed to crash and keep on flying | Geek.com | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Jun. 19, 2012 - Flying robots have made huge advances in the last few years, in particular in the area of quadcopters.
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Flying robot set to spur on flying feet - Peninsula Weekly

Flying robot set to spur on flying feet - Peninsula Weekly | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Flying robot set to spur on flying feetPeninsula WeeklyFORGET about personal trainers and jogging buddies, Chad Toprak prefers to work up a sweat alongside a hovering robot.
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