A Doomed Aircraft Is Left to Fly Until it Runs Out of Fuel

We have a developing story, as you may have heard. There was as a civilian Learjet– NARRATOR: News of a rogue Learjet, flying hundreds of miles off course, has captivated the nation. PRESS SECRETARY: The FAA began tracking aircraft in distress. The president was made aware of this situation, this morning, in a meeting with…

This tiny wasp-inspired drone can pull 40 times its own weight

This tiny robot may look unassuming, but even at a mere 100 grams— about as heavy as a bar of soap— the “FlyCroTug” can pull up to 40 times its own weight.. To create the mighty FlyCroTug — named for its flying, micro, tugging features — researchers took a cue from wasps. Typically, these insects…