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Flapping Wings Newsletter

Here are some recent issues of the Ornithopter Society's newsletter, Flapping Wings. If you would like to receive future issues by email, please sign up below. Your address will not be used for commercial purposes.

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2018 Fall
Steam powered ornithopters. Flappers by Terrence Murphy book review.
2018 Spring
Schmid manned ornithopter mechanism revealed. Articulated wings.
2017 Summer
A 3D modeling study on feathered dinosaurs. Pterothopter plans. Project Firebolt: a ride-on-top aircraft. Bat Bot. Differential flapping.
2017 Spring
Francis Reynolds' Iron Bird. V tails in ornithopters. Goose ornithopter.

2016 Spring
Payload ornithopter contest. Firewing toy ornithopter review. Tensioned membrane wings. Ornithopter Society grants program.

Be in the newsletter!
For more than two decades, the Ornithopter Society newsletter has provided a record of individual projects and important developments in the ornithopter field. Maybe your ornithopter project can be featured in an upcoming issue! Send your photos, articles, or plans to the newsletter editor, Nathan Chronister,