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Engineers, zoologists reveal how gulls 'wing morph' for stable soaring: Wind-tunnel testing of gull

Accepted submission by MrPlow at 2019-01-03 05:19:02
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Aviation experts and zoologists have provided new insights into how gulls configure their wing shape -- known as wing morphing -- to stabilize their flight. The findings could be used to design more efficient flying vehicles, including soaring drones for farming or environmental monitoring.

Source: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190102112844.htm [sciencedaily.com]


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