Tactical Drone Ornithopter Shown at Dubai Airshow

Implant Aircraft has reportedly not yet received orders and is seeking funding. Note that the wings flap in opposition and that flight is further stabilized by the addition of a canard and V-tail. Outboard panels on the wings rotate to control pitch and roll. The electric-powered prototype has a flight endurance of 5 minutes, but future iterations are intended to have flight times of up to 2 hours.

Story and photo courtesy of AviationWeek.com.  For reporting from the Dubai Airshow, please click here

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