More than a year ago, artist Bart Jansen literally launched an unusual tribute to his beloved deceased cat Orville by having the tabby preserved and attached to a remote-controlled quadrocopter. OrvilleCopter may have been one of the first taxidermied animals to go flying, but he's not the last.
Orville has a new buddy, the OstrichCopter. It's exactly like it sounds. Jansen and technical engineer Arjen Beltman took a male ostrich who had died on an ostrich farm and attached the skin of it around a quadrocopter. It comes complete with neck, head, and feathers that ripple in the wind as it takes off.… Read more