Flying the Ornithopter in FlightGear Flight Simulator
Some pictures of the ornithopter taken inside the FlightGear Flight Simulator are shown below. You can fly the ornithopter yourself. Just follow the instructions for Windows, which are located at the end of this page.
Instructions for Windows
The graphics model was developed by Lee Elliott under the direction of Prof. Michael Selig of the University of Illinois. This was in support of the ornithopter's FlightGear simulation by Prof. Selig's research group. Project Ornithopter appreciates the incorporation of this into our web site.
FlightGear is available for various operating systems. More information and downloads are available at the FlightGear Downloads website.
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