Caltech trains drones to autonomously ‘herd’ flocks of birds. Here’s why

[embedded content] Birds can cause a surprising amount of headaches for airplanes. Perhaps the most famous recent example of this was the 2009 “Miracle on the Hudson” incident, when pilots were forced to land on the Hudson River after U.S. Airways flight 1549 was struck by a flock of geese after takeoff. Engineers at the … Read moreCaltech trains drones to autonomously ‘herd’ flocks of birds. Here’s why