New York Times: Where Birds and Planes Collide, a Winged Robot May Help

The bird, apparently a female falcon, wheels into view 100 feet over Edmonton International Airport,flapping her wings — hunting behavior. She pursues a flock of starlings, which scatter into the safety of the woods. The falcon is majestic, graceful and resolute. She is also a machine — a battery, sensors, GPS, barometer and flight control […]