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Keywords: flexible wings
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Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (24): jeb225599.
Published: 22 December 2020
... flexibility of rose chafer wings increases the torque of each wing while improving maneouvring stability by mitigating the asymmetry in wing pitch between contralateral wings. Flexible wings Flapping flight Free flight Insect Manoeuvring flight Locomotion has direct consequences...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (17): 3018–3027.
Published: 1 September 2012
... accounts for more than 95% of the observed variation in flexural stiffness for insect wings. Most of nature's fliers are equipped with flexible wings. Wing flexibility is of interest in both aerodynamics ( Combes and Daniel, 2001 ; Sane, 2003 ; Wootton, 1993 ; Zhao et al., 2010 ; Zhao et al., 2011...
Includes: Multimedia, Supplementary data