Ancient reptile inspires model for spy plane

pterodactyl flying over Archer, youre not imagining things. University of Florida aerospace engineer Rick Lind is developing a robotic spy plane modeled after the flying prehistoric dinosaur. Texas Tech University paleontologist Sankar Chatterjee first proposed the idea of using the pterodactyls features in a plane. Lind said the militarys push for tiny aircraft makes it necessary to copy

Written by: Jessica Behnham

If you see a pterodactyl flying over Archer, you’re not imagining things.

University of Florida aerospace engineer Rick Lind is developing a robotic spy plane modeled after the flying prehistoric dinosaur.

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