Published on Jun 11, 2013
The Distributed Flight Array is a modular robotic vehicle consisting of multiple autonomous single-rotor units that are able to drive, dock with its peers, and coordinate with one another in order to drive and fly together. For more information, visit:
Raymond Oung and Raffaello D'Andrea
Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control (IDSC), ETH Zurich, Switzerland -- www.idsc.ethz.ch
This research was funded in part by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).
* How many are needed to fly? -- At least 4.
* Song? -- 'Tenderness' by Dan Phillipson.
* What about in-flight reconfiguration? -- Subject of future work.
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