the university of virginia

the university of virginia

Why Use 3D-Printed Drones?

7h ago
SOURCE  

Description

A crash for a typical model aircraft can mean disaster in the form of dollar signs and hours of labor. Enter 3-D printing, which allows for quick modification and the rapid creation of replacement parts. The University of Virginia and Mitre Corporation have teamed up to create a fully autonomous, hand-launchable drone made using a 3-D printer and off-the-shelf parts. See more video—can 3-D printed drones help save wildlife? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-GqV-xS138 VIDEOGRAPHER AND EDITOR: Jon Betz PRODUCER: Sarah Joseph ADDITIONAL FOOTAGE: Mitchell Powers, UVA MUSIC: ThisBruceSmith / http://Pond5.com