How Drones Fly

 Nasa Releases Stunning Animation Revealing The Airflow Around A Quadcopter

 

 

 

 

 

” We’ve all seen a drone flying around at some point or another, but seeing what it actually does to the air around it is something else entirely. Researchers at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California have used computer models to create an animation of the air flow around a quadcopter drone.

  They developed the animation for the DJI Phantom 3 quadcopter – a battery-powered drone with four rotors.  We’ve all seen a drone flying around at some point or another, but seeing what it actually does to the air around it is something else entirely.”

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” Researchers at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California have used computer models to create an animation of the air flow around a quadcopter drone. They developed the animation for the DJI Phantom 3 quadcopter – a battery-powered drone with four rotors.  Adding four more rotors caused the quadcopter to have a nearly twice as much thrust.”

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