A Drone That Can Fly And Swim? Sweet!

by Kim Bussing

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With the increasing popularity of drones as toys and potentially even for commercial delivery, researchers are going all out to build cooler and more sophisticated quadcopters. However, none can compare to the Loon Copter, which not only flies like a bird, but also swims like a fish!

Conceived by Dr. Osamah Rawashdeh and his team at Oakland University’s Embedded Systems Research Laboratory, the Loon Copter looks and flies just like any other drone. The fun part comes when it lands on water, where it can be remotely controlled to stand still, skim the surface or best of all, instructed to dive in.

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