Magnificant Flying Machine

January 4, 2013 by  
Filed under Fascinomata

Beautiful…

from the New Scientist site:

“It’s not a bird or a plane: it’s an unusual flying object that propels itself by flipping inside out. Created by engineers at Festo in Esslingen, Germany, the floating band filled with helium takes on different shapes while expanding and contracting to generate thrust and move through the air.

Go to New Scientist to read more

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