Autonomous Quadrotor Helicopter

Amazing... where will this technology be in another 20 years.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvRTALJp8DM&feature=player_embedded

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=geqip_0Vjec&feature=player_embedded

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Very, very cool!
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The quad rotor helicopter has been around since the 1920's http://en.academic.ru/dic.nsf/enwiki/2161527 but the control and maneuverability is certainly amazing. Art
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Artemus wrote:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KddGbfF5vV8

Here is one being used as an eye in the sky for wildland brush fires. Neat idea really. Lot's of times when you would like to have a view where you cannot get easily.
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Wimpy little hills though. None of that equipment would be of any use here. That's why we have the Martin Mars.
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wrote:

RC afficianado's use these:
http://www.xheli.com/sm18gmihew2g.html
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