Rolls-Royce is creating a fleet of robotic snakes and beetles to repair planes

[embedded content] Rolls-Royce, one of the world’s most famous engineering firms, has an unusual, but awesome idea for carrying out engine maintenance on future aircraft: using a pair of innovative robots inspired by the natural world. As part of its so-called IntelligentEngine project, researchers from Rolls-Royce have laid out their plans for snake and insect-swarm-inspired … Read moreRolls-Royce is creating a fleet of robotic snakes and beetles to repair planes