Dornob | Design Ideas Daily

Dornob | Design Ideas Daily

Fly the Bionic Bird… with Your Phone

Posted: 05 Dec 2016 06:00 AM PST

Inventor Edwin Van Ruymbeke first became interested in flying model birds when he worked for his father and grandfather's business making the TIM rubber-band bird. While he loved the low-tech original flying bird model, he always dreamed of being able to add an electric motor and a battery. Van Ruymbeke mulled over his bird drone design for years, studying how real birds adjusted their wings for flight, where they angled them for take-off and landing, swooping and soaring. Read more…

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