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Nano Hummingbird

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The Nano Hummingbird is a remote-control aircraft built to resemble a hummingbird. It has a camera inside and can be used for covert surveillance, if you think of robot hummingbirds as "covert."

Creator
AeroVironment
Country
United States πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
Year
2008
Type
Aerospace, Military & Security, Drones
Creator
AeroVironment
Country
United States πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
Year
2008
Type
Aerospace, Military & Security, Drones

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Specs

FEATURES
Capable of hovering, climbing and descending vertically, and flying in any direction.
HEIGHT
15.2 cm | 6 in
LENGTH
N/A cm | N/A in
WIDTH
16 cm | 6.3 in
WEIGHT
0.019 kg | 0.042 lb
SPEED
17 km/h | 10.6 mph

SENSORS
Video camera
ACTUATORS
2.7-W motor
POWER
Battery, 10 minutes of operation
COMPUTING
N/A
SOFTWARE
N/A
DEGREES OF FREEDOM (DOF)
N/A
MATERIALS
N/A
COST
$4 million (total development cost)
STATUS
Ongoing
HISTORY
N/A
WEBSITE
http://www.avinc.com/nano/

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