The finding could have implications for future agile autonomous aerial vehicles.
Dynamics and Controls
Avian secret: The key to agile bird flight is switching quickly between stable and unstable gliding
Bird-like wings could help drones keep stable in gusts
“3D morphing” wings could help small aircraft safely navigate windy urban streets and land with shorter approaches.
The X-HALE: A high altitude long endurance aircraft
The X-HALE’s flexibility and wing length could change the future of commercial flight.
3D-printing gets a turbo boost from U-M technology
Algorithm allows 3-D printers to “read ahead” of their programming to boost speeds.
U-M first in line for new bird-inspired walking robot
Crashworthy biped expected to run faster than an 8-minute mile and conquer the Wave Field.