News Story

Media Hover at Monocopter Demonstration

Media Hover at Monocopter Demonstration

Local media outlets flocked to the Kim Building plaza today to capture images of a robotic device that can take off and fly with a propeller inspired by a samara or maple tree seed.


Read a story about the device online.

Video of the device is available with the press release online.

Photos from today's media event.


Links to news stories resulting from today's event will be listed here as they become available. WJZ 13 in Baltimore is aired their story during their 4 p.m. newscast on Tuesday. Other media outlets in attendance included Washington, D.C.'s NBC4, NewsChannel8 and FOX5, Baltimore's FOX45 and WBAL, and Capital News Service and the Congressional Quarterly.


WJZ 13 coverage

WTTG FOX 5 story and video

NewsChannel 8

WBAL

NBC4 Video

Related Articles:
Maple Seeds Inspire Robotic Flight
UMD Team Wins AHS MAV Competition


October 20, 2009

Prev  
Next

Current Headlines

University of Maryland School of Engineering Announces Unprecedented Investment from A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation

UMD Researchers Receive Funding to Further Study ‘Fire Whirls’

UMD Opens Outdoor Flight Laboratory to Advance Autonomy, Robotics

UMD Teams Place 1st at AHS International's 34th Annual Student Design Competition

Relive Totality With Clark School Images, Videos

Hubbard Co-Authors New Book on Flexible Multi-Body Dynamics for Flapping Wing Vehicles

Davidson and Plotkin Selected as 2017-2018 Philip Merrill Presidential Scholars

UAS Test Site Hosts International Justice System Workshop Participants

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk

Faculty Experts