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Pterodactyls may soar once more

Airborne drone to be modeled on extinct flying reptile

12:56pm, October 8, 2008

The futuristic design of the military’s next-generation reconnaissance drone could have an ancient twist: Paleontologists and aeronautical engineers are looking to copy the aerodynamic performance of a flying reptile that lived millions of years ago.

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