Ornithopter

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Ornithopters are aircraft used throughout Charted Space.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The word ornithopter comes from ancient Terran Greek roots: ornithos "bird" and pteron "wing". The wings of an ornithopter imitate the flapping-wing flight of avianoid creatures.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

They are often used for sport and specialized races and contests exist for them.

Worlds & Sectors (Astrography)[edit]

Ornithopters are known to be operated throughout Charted Space.

World Listing: 1105[edit]

Particulary noteworthy use of ornithopters can be found on following systems and worlds:

2 of 2 World articles in Ornithopter
Rouen  •  Tulane  •  
startbacknext(2 listed)

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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