The common housefly executes exquisitely precise and complex aerobatics with less computational might than an electric toaster
Fly like a Fly
Our goal is to understand flight control from the insect’s perspective. What we have learned so far, and what we expect the experiment to confirm, is that the fly uses a flight control paradigm that is completely different from that of a fighter jet.
By: Rafal Zbikowski, IEEE’s Spectrum Issue Nov 2005

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