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Nano Frone Swarm: Advanced Tiny Quadrotors Stabilize Mid-Air, Fly In Strict Formation – 19 October 2014

Screenshot from a YouTube video / user Vijay KumarScreenshot from a YouTube video / user Vijay Kumar

New and improved tiny quadrotors can now sustain collisions in mid-air and fly in leader-follower formations, protecting the head of the pack, according to a new research video released by University of Pennsylvania’s GRASP Lab.

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Only 0.11 meters in size and weighing just 25 grams, the robots can fly up to six meters per second.

New video shows robust collision resistance during flights. At one point, two robots are shown crashing into each other during flight and still manage to continue on with their mission.

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