Science Robotics

Supplementary Materials

The PDF file includes:

  • Section S1. Bioinspiration from literature on maximum thrust generation and multimodal locomotion strategies observed in wasps
  • Section S2. Energetic calculations for tugging and flying of a payload using a FlyCroTug robot
  • Fig. S1. Wasps are limited by their loaded flight muscle ratio (FMRo) when flying with prey.
  • Fig. S2. Data and calculations for aerodynamic analysis in the “Aerodynamic modeling” section.
  • Table S1. Parameters used in tugging energetic model.
  • Table S2. Aerodynamic parameters used for modeling of FlyCroTug flight.
  • References (3743)

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Other Supplementary Material for this manuscript includes the following:

  • Movie S1 (.mp4 format). Lifting a payload for building inspection.
  • Movie S2 (.mp4 format). Coordinated team of two FlyCroTugs opening a door using gecko-inspired adhesive and microspines.
  • Movie S3 (.mp4 format). Initial FlyCroTug prototype lifting 600 g, attaching onto a laboratory tabletop.
  • Movie S4 (.mp4 format). FlyCroTug MAV flying in a cluttered environment.

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