MIT flies first-ever aircraft with no moving parts

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When I started watching the video, I thought "meh, its just a glider." Then as the clip progressed, they admitted as much that that was indeed the case on the first few tries. Later on though there was a clip of a short sustained flight, that was cool to see. Exciting stuff for the surveillance and/or mapping drone industry to work on. That's the most suitable application for this that I can think of.
 

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When I started watching the video, I thought "meh, its just a glider." Then as the clip progressed, they admitted as much that that was indeed the case on the first few tries. Later on though there was a clip of a short sustained flight, that was cool to see. Exciting stuff for the surveillance and/or mapping drone industry to work on. That's the most suitable application for this that I can think of.
No doubt still a way to go to include any substantial payload...

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