Bionic Bird

The Bionic Bird is an ultra-lightweight (9.3 g) furtive drone that is connected by Bluetooth and controlled by your smartphone. Designed by aeronautic engineer Edwin Van Ruymbeke, Bionic Bird was inspired by Edwin’s father Tim – who in 1969, created the Tim Bird, a small wing-flapping bird powered by a rubber band. In a 45-year span, 20 million of these wind-up flying birds were sold. You might remember these as a kid: it was simply a rubber band and a wooden bird.