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Falcon's attack strategy could inspire new drones: study
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Peregrine falcons are nature's fastest predators, and the way they swoop down on a target may one day inspire small, visually guided drones that can take out rogue drones, researchers said Monday. Falcons' attack trajectories do not follow any geometric rules, contrary to popular belief, said the report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Rather, the birds use their eyes to line up parallel to a moving target on final approach, much like a guided missile. read more


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