Nano Hummingbird in Time Magazine

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I am delighted to inform you that this week’s Time Magazine cover features AeroVironment’s DARPA-funded Nano Hummingbird, one of Time’s best innovations of 2011:

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http://www.time.com/time/covers/0,16641,20111128,00.html

Earlier this week Popular Science Magazine published its “2011 Best of What’s New” edition featuring the Nano Hummingbird as the “Grand Award” winner for the security category:

http://www.popsci.com/bown/2011/awards

This comes about a month after Popular Mechanics Magazine selected the Nano Hummingbird as one of its “Breakthrough” innovations of 2011.

http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/10-brilliant-innovators-for-popular-mechanics-breakthrough-awards-2011?click=main_sr#fbIndex3

A technology demonstrator, the Nano Hummingbird is the result of the same creativity, focus and persistence that has made AeroVironment a leader in unmanned aircraft systems and electric vehicle infrastructure. The Nano Hummingbird also serves as a good example of what we mean by “40 years of Human Power” in this, our 40th anniversary year.

Best regards,

Steven Gitlin
AeroVironment, Inc.

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