Loon Copter is a drone that can fly and go underwater

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We’ve seen our fair share of underwater drones before, but drones that are equally nimble in the air and beneath the water’s surface are much more rare

Enter Loon Copter: A drone that can fly, operate on the surface of water, or dive deep

A project from Oakland University’s Embedded Systems Research, the Loon Copter operates pretty similarly to other flying drones when airborne. When it lands on water, its buoyancy chamber keeps it floating on the surface, but the drone can also fill the chamber up, making it sink beneath the surface, where it tilts 90 degrees and uses its rotors to move around Read more…

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