Ornithopters in the Best of the Web Directory



Features a demo of the DelFly, a micro ornithopter also capable of hovering and backward flight.

FlightGear Flight Simulator

Offers pictures of the ornithopter taken inside the FlightGear Flight Simulator. You can fly the ornithopter yourself by following the instructions for Windows.


Source for production kits and other products and supplies for RC ornithopter hobbyists.

Human Powered Ornithopter

Documentation on the development of the structure with an archive of the planning stage and explanation on flapping mechanisms.

Ornithopter Pilot

Website of Patricia Jones-Bowman, designer of the Nightingale ornithopter and an ornithopter test-pilot. Conducts research in the field of flapping flight.

Ornithopter Zone

Reference for instructions on how to assemble the machine including experimentation details and design information.

Project Ornithopter

Aims to achieve flight through mechanical flapping wings with efficient lift and thrust. Presents a University of Toronto team's ornithopter research, design, and testing.

Raven Project

Discusses the operations of the human-powered airplane including team profile and project documentations presented.


Information on the human powered ornithopter, including views, projects, and galleries.

VĂ©lair 89

Specifications of the project to build a human powered aircraft. Indicates its parts and other mechanisms why it functions.

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