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Monday, September 28, 2015

Flying Machines Weaving a Bridge

Watch Flying Machines Weave a Rope Bridge You Can Walk on

Hallie Siegel | September 18, 2015

Using quadrocopters and some rope, researchers have woven together a bridge strong enough to walk across.  Made at the ETH Zurich Flying Machine Arena in Switzerland, the bridge joins two scaffolds, and is the first full-scale load-bearing structure autonomously built by flying machines. The feat represents one more step in the field of robotic aerial construction...

<more at; related links: (Watch these drones build a rope bridge. September 19, 2015) and (Watch drones building a suspension bridge. September 21, 2015)>

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