The Robo-Copters

By David Talbot

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Posing with Ursa Maxima 2 -- a 12-foot autonomous helicopter rigged with a laser range finder and advanced navigation and control systems -- are its builders and handlers: David Shim, head of the Berkeley Aerobot Project (crouching); PhD candidate Hoam Chung (standing right); and staff member Travis Pynn (left).