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
FXB Fellow Davoudi’s PhD research could enhance autonomous operation of urban delivery drones
The highly coveted FXB Fellowship is given to exceptional Aerospace Engineering PhD students to support their research on the analysis and design of flight vehicles. Meet recent graduate and FXB Fellow Behdad Davoudi.
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.