Ornithopter

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Edward Purkis Frost's 1902 ornithopter

An ornithopter is an aircraft that flies by flapping its wings like a bird.

See also orthopter, a similar term which technically implies "straight" wings rather than bird wings.

This wiki has 103 patents categorized in "ornithopter" or "orthopter".

Patents in categories ornithopter or ornithopters

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Keywords Flapping, Wings, bird, Birds, Orthopter, Ornithopters
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